SARAMERC-LF (CONC). | Mercerizing wetting agent

Product Information

Saramerc-LF (Conc). is a low foaming concentrated mercerising wetting agent. Addition of Saramerc-LF (Conc) in the mercerising bath ensures uniform mercerisation and hence uniform dyeing. During caustic recovery Saramerc-LF (Conc). does not lead to foaming and therefore does not interfere in recovery.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Low foaming
Does not interfere in caustic recovery
Good stability
Suitable for even hot mercerisation
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Offwhite to brownish paste
Ionic nature Anionic
pH of 1% solution 8.5 +/- 1
Miscibility Readily miscible with water
Stability Stable to dilute acids & caustic at mercerising concentration
Compatibility Compatible with anionic and nonionic products

3-4 g/l Saramerc-LF (Conc). can be added in mercerisation bath depending upon the quality of substrate and equipment. Optimisation of concentration of Saramerc-LF (Conc). can be carried out in a lab before bulk trial.


Require a quantity of Saramerc-LF (Conc). to be diluted to 1:20 and diluted product to be added into a concentrated alkali.

Instructions For Dilution

  • Take 20 parts of a product
  • To this, add gradually 80 parts of water with stirring at 300-350 rpm
  • Continue stirring for 30-45 min till a homogeneous product is a form

If particles are observed, stir well before use.

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.


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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