FLAMGUARD-DPS | Flame Retardant by padding

Product Information

Flamguard-DPS is durable flame retardant finishing chemical for 100% polyester and polyester rich blend. Flamguard-DPS is halogen free. Fabric finished with Flamguard-DPS shows a minimum effect on the shade and possess good fastness to home laundering and dry cleaning. Flamguard-DPS does not have any effect on the drape of the treated fabric. Flamguard-DPS has low volatility and does not lead to fogging. Flamguard-DPS is suitable for protective work wear, furnishing fabrics, curtains and automotive textiles made from 100% polyester and polyester rich blend. It is applicable by padding and by spray method. They can be applied to polyester and polypropylene nonwoven fabrics also.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Durable to home laundering and dry cleaning
Handle of fabric not impaired
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Clear to translucent viscous liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 3 +/-1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Compatibility Compatible with cationic, anionic and nonionic products

Before finishing with Flamguard-DPS, ensure that residues from earlier treatment such as lubricants, surfactants, softners, dyeing chemicals etc. are thoroughly removed by efficient washing otherwise these could interfere with the performance of Flamguard-DPS

  • Flamguard-DPS : 60-160 g/l
  • Sarawet NF : 1-2 g/l (optional)
  • Pick-up : 40-70%
  • Drying : 120-130 deg.C
  • Thermofix : 190-210 deg.C, 30-60 sec
  • Ensure that the padding temperature does not exceed 30 deg.C
  • The add-on with Flamguard-DPS should be 14-15%

Flamguard-DPS can pass the following tests. 

  1. BS-3119 (1959) & BS-3120 Vertical flame test for flame proof materials
  2. BS-5867 & DOC FF 3/71


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: 9 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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