Careguard-LTH is a non-ionic Oil and water repellent based on C 6 Chemistry. It can be applied by padding and by foam technique. It also gives repellency against alcohol and blood and thus can be used in manufacturing of Personal Protection Equipment/ Clothing (PPE) used in medical textiles. Careguard-LTH is more suitable for synthetic fibres but can also be applied on cellulosic fibres and their blends.
||Good water repellency after multiple home laundering
|No Roller build-up
||Suitable for high speed finishing operations
||Suitable for coating
||Off white liquid
|pH of 1% solution||5 +/- 1
|Miscibility||Miscible with water
||Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic products
||Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies
Pick-up : 65-70%
Bath pH : 4.0 - 4.5
Drying : 100 - 120 deg.C
Curing : 150 deg.C, 5 min. OR 160 deg.C, 3 min. OR 170 deg.C, 1 min.
SUGGESTED RECIPES :
For all substrates
Careguard-LTH : 20-80 g/l
Acetic Acid : 0.5 g/l
IPA : 5 g/l
* Concentration of Careguard-LTH to be taken on the basis of durability requirement.
* For extended durability, addition of Ecolink (Conc) is recommended
* For Blood and Alcohol Repellency the dosage of the above chemical has to be optimized depending on the GSM of the fabric and (%) Expression
* Pre-trials are recommended.
Sequence of addition :
Prepare bath with all ingredients including Saralink-ULF, MgCl2 in water containing Acetic acid.
Stir continuously and add Careguard-LTH as the final ingredient.
Avoid high speed and continuous stirring.
Avoid silicone based softeners in the finishing recipe.
Pre trial with Careguard-LTH is recommended with coating chemicals.
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