SARASIL-JS | Silicone based, alkaline pH stable

Product Information

Sarasil-JS is a silicone based defoamer suitable for all textile wet processing operations, where foam control is essential. It can be used in jets, overflow dyeing machines, package dyeing machines, winches, jiggers and in print paste. Sarasil-JS does not lead to any objectionable deposits on equipments or substrates due to its high stability.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Stable to alkaline pH, high temperature
Suitable for pretreatment & dyeing of cotton.
Can be added in chemical padding to avoid foam marks in continuous dyeing with vat dyes
Shear stable
Suitable for jet, soft flow machines and package dyeing machines
Spot free
Does not lead to silicone spots
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Milky to creamish white viscous liquid
Ionic nature Anionic
pH of 1% solution 8 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with anionic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies

Sarasil-JS is stable to high alkaline pH and at elevated temperature. Depending upon the requirement 0.5-1.0 g/l Sarasil-JS can be used.

Note :

1. Sarasil-JS is a surfactant free dispersion, stabilised with protective colloids and hence its dispersions appears non-homogeneous. However, such products should ideally not diluted to stock solutions, but diluted immediately before use.

2. For preparing stock solution small quantity of Xanthan gum (0.3-0.4% on weight of stock solution) or synthetic thickener is recommended.

3. Sarasil-JS is not advisable to use in high temperature /high pressure machines and hence cannot be used in polyester dyeing.


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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