NONFORMAL-XL | Formaldehyde Free Cross-linking for Pigment Printing

Product Information

Nonformal-XL is a formaldehyde free and APEO free cross-linking agent for pigment printing which works at low temperature. Nonformal-XL has good compatibility with the auxiliaries normally employed in pigment printing and can be mixed with other cross-linking agents and water-based polymers and resins including polyacrylics, polyurethane, polyvinyl and SBR (styrene-butadiene rubber) lattices. The prints possess pleasing and soft handle and good overall fastness properties.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Formaldehyde-free crosslinking agent
Meets Oekotex Standard 100 requirement.
Reduction in curing temperature and time
Saving in energy and more productivity
Forms durable film
Better crock fastness without influencing air permeability
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Off-white 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 cationic, anionic and  non-ionic products

0.5-1.5% Nonformal-XL (depending on pigment concentration)
Print, dry and cure at 130-150 deg.C for 4 mins.

Nonformal-XL as a catalyst in Pigment wage dyeing

  • Garadye-WUD : 30%
  • Nonformal-XL : 3%
  • Pigment : x%
  • MLR : 1:10

Run at room temperature for 10 mins.

Spin for 10 sec.

Tumble dry at : 100-110 deg.C for 30 mins.


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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