HAYSOFT-860 | Hydrophilic polysiloxane softener

Product Information

Haysoft-860 is a new generation hydrophilic macro polysiloxane which gives extra-ordinary smooth surface touch. It can be applied by exhaust as well by padding method. It is suitable for terry towels, knits and woven fabric. Finishing with Haysoft-860 leads to soft and hydrophilic finish.

Haysoft-860 is shear stable and hence suitable in jets, soft flow and garment washing machines.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Shear stable

Suitable for jets, soft flow machines and garment washing machines


Extra-ordinary surface smoothness for all types of fabric

General Characteristics  

Physical appearance
Straw white to pale yellow hazy liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 5 +/- 1
Miscibility Misicible with water
Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies


Padding Process
Exhaust Process
Dosage : 5-15 g/l
Dosage : 0.5-1.5%
Pick-up : 65-70%
Bath pH : 5.5-6.0
Bath pH : 5.0-6.0
Bath Temp : 30-40 deg.C
Drying : 130-160 deg.C
Time : 20-30 mins.

Note:- pH of bath should not exceed 6.5 (pH of bath should be acidic)

Instructions For Dilution

Procedure to prepeare 25% Haysoft-860


- Take 42 parts of Haysoft-860 in stainless steel vessel

- To this add 58 parts of DM water

- Stir at 2000-2500 rpm till homogenous product is obtained

- Adjust the product pH 5.0 +/- 0.5 with dilute acetic acid if required.

- Undissolved particles if any can be filtered off.

Preservation: It is recommended to add 0.1% Bronopol

(2-Bromo,2-nitropropane, 1,3-diol) or Methyl Paraben (methyl para hydroxy benzoate) as an antimicrobial agent to avoid fungal / microbial growth.

It is advisable to utilize the diluted product within 2 months.

Stir 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