Polysoft – L

Technical Data Sheet

Product Description

POLYSOFT-L is a versatile softner to impart soft, firm and full handle finish on Cotton, Polyester, Polyester blends woven, hosiery and piece goods. POLYSOFT-L is used self or with other additivies to give soft, smooth surface and firm handle in finished fabrics. POLYSOFT-L is based on Low Density Polyethylene emulsion. It is a APEO/NPEO free product and conforms to Oeko-tex and REACH compliance as well.

How to Apply

POLYSOFT-L can be applied on padding machines or any exhaust method such as winches, Jiggers etc. The finished fabrics can be dried on steam heated cylinders, hot air stenters or can be dried in any conventional manners.

Features and Benefits

  • Improves sewability,
  • Provides permanent soft handle.
  • Gives full and firm handle in finished fabrics.
  • Resilient fall of the fabrics.
  • Gives smooth and lustrous surface on finished fabrics.

Physical Properties

Appearance Milky White Emulsion lonic character Non-ionic ph: 7.5-8.5

Application

POLYSOFT-L is recommended for all types of woven and knitted, cotton, polyester, other synthetic and their blends. For smooth surface POLYSOFT-L can be applied alone or mixed with other additives on wool & silk fabrics as well.

Precautions when in use

1. Ensure that the Polysoft-L solution is completely homogenous before using.
2. Clean inside of pad bath or exhaustion bath before applying this softener and keep the mangle clean during the process.

Storage and Handling

To ensure that the product quality is maintained, the container should be tightly sealed when not in use. Store at normal temperature and prevent prolonged exposure to extreme heat or freezing conditions, which may cause product separation. If separation does occur (thaw if frozen), stir the contents and use in the normal manner.

Product Safety

When considering the use of any UCI products in a particular application, review our latest Material Safety Data Sheets and ensure that the use you intend can be accomplished safely. For Material Safety Data Sheets and other product safety information, contact the UCI Sales Office nearest you. Before handling any other products mentioned in the text, you should obtain relevant product safety information and take necessary steps to ensure safety of use.

Garment washing process

Dosage 0.2-1.0% on the weight of fabric Liquor Ratio 1/10-1/20 Temperature Room temperature Time 15-30 mins Drying 100-130°C

Exhaustion Process

Dosage 1.5-3% on the weight of fabric Liquor Ratio 1/10-1/20 Temp. Room temperature Time 15-30 mins Drying 100-130°C

Pad-dry process

Dosage 15-40g/ l Pick-up 65-85% Drying 100-130°C for 2-4 mins