Unisill – KCE

Technical Data Sheet

Product Description

POLYSOFT-KCE is a concentrated cationic medium to high density polyethylene emulsion developed as a special softener for high grade finishing. It is suitable for cellulosic and other synthetics fibers & its blends. It is a APEO/NPEO free product and conforms to Oeko-tex and REACH compliance as well.

How to Apply

The concentration of POLYSOFT-KCE in the finishing bath will depend on the degree of desired softness and type of fabrics meant for finish. For exhaustion method on winches, jets & jiggers, to achieve 100% exhaustion, pH 5.5 with acetic acid be maintained.

Features and Benefits

  • Increase sewability & tear strength.
  • Prevents pilling & improves abrasion resistance
  • Increases wash fastness properties.
  • Produces smooth and supple handle.
  • Gives extra lubricancy & tensile strength to yarn in package and hank finishing.
  • Reduces friction between fiber to fiber.
  • Produces permanent softness.
  • Combination with silicone gives permanent silky effect.

Physical Properties

Appearance Off White Liquid lonic character Cationic pH : 5.0-6.0

Application

POLYSOFT-KCE may be applied alone or mixed with other finishing agent on padding or by exhaustion method on woven and knitted fabrics. When used with resins e.g. Unifo-G or Unifo-LFG, it gives a crease resistant finish.

Precautions when in use

1. Ensure that the Polysoft-KCE 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 when not in use. Store at normal temperature, and prevent prolonged exposure to extreme heat or freezing condition, 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 product in a particular application, you should 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.

Pad-dry-process

Dosage 10-30g/ Pick-up 65-85% Drying 100-130°C for 2-4 mins

Exhaustion Process

Dosage 1-3% on the weight of fabric Liquor Ratio 1/10-1/20 Temp. 5000°C Time 15-30 mins Drying 100-130°C

Garment washing process

Dosage 1-2% on the weight of fabric Liquor Ratio 1/10-1/20 Temperature Room temperature Time 15-30 mins Drying 100-130°C