ECOFLUID-8417 | Silicone Fluids

Product Information

Ecofluid-8417 is a low viscosity diamino functional silicone fluid. Ecofluid-8417 imparts exceptional softness on the treated substrates with good surface feel. It imparts durable softners, crease resistance, elasticity for all types of fibers. Ecofluid-8417 also improves physical properties of fabrics.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Non yellowing/No shade change
Can be applied on whites and dyed substrates
Imparts softness, crease resistance, elasticitiy and lubricity
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Colourless fluid
Specific Gravity at 25 deg.C
0.98 +/- 0.02
Refractive index
1.405 - 1.410

Padding process

  • Dosage : 15-20 g/l (30% emulsion)
  • Pick-up : 65-70%
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Drying : 130-160 deg.C

Exhaust Process in winch or garment machine:

  • Dosage : 1.5-2% (30% emulsion)
  • Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
  • Bath Temp : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 20-30 mins.

Instructions for Dilution :

Emulsification :

It can be easily emulsified into stable micro emulsion by medium to high shear force mixer.

Typical formulation for micro-emulsion

Weight parts
* TDA 6 EO
* TDA 7 EO
Water-1 15.0
Water-2 20.0
Acetic acid
Butyl di-glycol
1-2% (co-surfactant, if necessary)

* TDA: tridecyl alcohol ethoxylate

Method :

  • Take Ecofluid-8417 & surfactants in a SS vessel and stir for 20-25 mins.
  • Add water-1 gradually under constant stirring and stir for 30 mins.
  • Add water-2 and stir for 20 mins.
  • Add water-3 and acetic acid; mix and stir for further 10-15 mins.
  • Add 1-2% co-surfactant if necessary.
  • Testing

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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