TEXWHITE-SFN

Texwhite-SFN | OBA with Bluish Violet Tone

Product Information

Texwhite-SFN. is a fluorescent whitening agent with bluish-violet tone for polyester and polyester blends at all stages of processing. It is suitable for continuous and exhaust processes. Texwhite-SFN. is a very economical and even small application can produce a brilliant white effect of a very high standard.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Medium to high affinity & wide pH range application
Suitable for continuous processes Outstanding leveling properties in exhaust processes 
Stable to wide pH (3-9)
Fabric texture not affected
Low temperature curing
Excellent build-up
Very high and brilliant white maximum in continuous and exhaust applications
Good stability to alkali, peroxide and electrolyte and also to reducing agents
Stable in hydrogen peroxide and sodium hypochlorite bleaching liquors and also in reductive bleaching liquors
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Greyish liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 6 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic products
Application

Padding process

  • Dosage : 1-5 g/l (depending on substrate quality)
  • Pick-up : 65-70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Thermofix : 170-210 deg.C, 45-60 secs.

Exhaust process

  • Dosage : 0.1-0.5% (depending on substrate quality)
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Bath Temp.: : 95-130 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.

STABILITY & FASTNESS PROPERTIES

Stability to:
Remarks
Peroxide bleach
Stable
Reduction bleach
Stable
Chlorite bleach
Unstable
Hard water
Good

Fastness Properties

Fastness properties
Methods
Change in degree of whiteness
Light-fastness
ISO 105-B02
5 - 6
Wash fastness, 60 deg.C
ISO 105-C06 C1
5
Wash fastness, 90 deg.C
ISO 105-C06 E1
5
Dry heat fixation, 180 deg.C
ISO 105-P01
5
Dry heat fixation, 210 deg.C
ISO 105-P01
5
Perspiration, acidic
ISO 105-E04
5
Perspiration, alkaline
ISO 105-E04
5

Precautions

Storage : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life : 8 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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