RUBFAST-467

RUBFAST-467 | Wet Rubbing Fastness Improver

Product Information

Rubfast-467 is a speciality finishing agent to improve dry and wet rub fastness of all types of dyed and printed cotton and their blends. Rubfast-467 is compatible with certain cationic and nonionic silicone finishing agents. Rubfast-467 can be applied by both dry-on-wet and wet-on-wet application.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Excellent improvement in wet rub fastness
Improves by 1.5-2.0 units on direct, reactive, sulphur, indigo and pigment dyed fabrics
No adverse effect
Does not affect the washing fastness and original handle of fabric
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Light yellow to dark yellow liquid
Ionic nature Weakly cationic to Amphoteric
pH of 1% solution 4 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatibility
Compatible with cationic and non ionic products 
Stability
Stable to dilute acids and unstable to dilute alkalies

Applications

Padding method:


Step wise procedure for preparing Rubfast-467 solution


- Take required quantity of Rubfast-467 (30 g/l) 

- To this, gradually add water (pH 5.8-6.2) and make the total volume 

- Mix well to get uniform solution 

- Solution of 30 g/l Rubfast-467 will appear Colourless to straw white liquid with pH 3.7-4.2 


Padding Application:

Pad -> Dry at 130-160 deg.C 


Exhaust method - in Garment:

Step wise procedure for preparing Rubfast-467 solution


- Take required quantity of (3-5% on weight of garment) and mix it uniformly 

- To this, gradually add water (pH 5.8-6.2) and make the total volume 

- Mix well to get uniform solution 

- Solution of 3-5% Rubfast-467 will appear Colourless to straw white liquid with pH 3.7-4.2 


Exhaust process:

40deg.C, 20-30 min (with intermittent stirring) 

Dry --> Curing @ 150-160 deg.C, 2-3 min



Note:

1. Fabric to be treated should be free from anionic components. 

2. pH of the fabric should be neutral. 

3. Absorbency of fabric should be instant. To improve absorbency of all over printed fabric (reactive/pigment), 0.2-0.5 g/l Celldet-R (wetting agent) is to be added in the finishing bath. 

4. For garments, it is essential to cure at 150 deg.C after exhaustion 

5. Rubfast-467 has limited durability to washing  


Special Instructions: 

- If the water pH>6.2, adjust it to pH 5.8-6.2 and then use. 

- 30 g/l Rubfast-467 will appear Colourless to straw white. 

- Avoid using hard water. 

- Prepare the solution at room temperature (approx.30 deg.C) 

- The prepared solution to be kept under constant stirring and to be used immediately 

- Do not keep Rubfast-467 stock solution standing. 

- Ensure that the padding bath pH is 3.7-4.2 throughout the process. 

- Pre-lab trials are recommended with other finishing agents. 

- On standing the product tends to turn darker.

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 : 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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A specialty finishing agent to improve dry and wet rub fastness of all types of dyed and printed cotton and their blends. It is compatible with certain finishing agents. It can be applied by both dry-on-wet and wet-on-wet application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sarex offers the best rubbing fastness finishing agent (RUBFAST-467) that helps to improve dry and wet rub fastness of all types of dyed and printed cotton and their blends.

There are many methods to use RUBFAST-467, but one of the best and most efficient methods is the padding bath process. Visit the above website for more detailed information.

Rubfast-467 is a specialty finishing agent that has an excellent improvement in wet rub fastness by 1.5-2.0 units and does not affect the washing fastness & original handle of the fabric.

The biggest benefits of using RUBFAST-467 is that it does not affect the washing fastness and original handle of fabric and it improves by 1.5-2.0 units on various direct reactive and pigment dyed fabrics

Rubfast-467 is a specialty finishing agent to improve dry and wet rub fastness. You can get rubfast-467 from Sarex. Enquire now