SARAWICK-PSR | Wicking improver for synthetics

Product Information

Sarawick-PSR improves the wicking property of polyester, nylon and their blends. Sarawick-PSR imparts a soft handle to the fabric. Sarawick-PSR has good wash fastness and the finish can withstand multiple home launderings. It also has soil release, stain release and anti-soil re-deposition properties. Sarawick-PSR also gives antistatic and hydrophilic effects. It passes the Nike wicking test depending on the fabric. Sarawick-PSR can be applied by pad as well as the exhaust method.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Fast to at least 20 domestic laundering
Elastic handle
Better handle than conventional hydrophilic products
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
White viscous 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

Padding process

  • Dosage : 15-30 g/l
  • Pick-up : 65-70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Drying : 130-160 deg.C

 Exhaust process

  • Dosage : 1.5-3%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Bath Temp.: : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.
  • Do not use caustic soda in any after-treatment of polyester or cotton or polyester/cotton blends for the material finished/treated with Sarawick-PSR.
  • Sarawick-PSR is a surfactant-free self dispersing product and has tendency to settle or separate. It is to be stirred well before use.


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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