Uniwax – NGF

Technical Data Sheet

Product Description

UNIWAX-NGF is wax based softener and stitch lubricants for fabrics where the normal lubricants are deficient. It imparts a smooth and soft feel to cellulosic and improves surface luster. It is a synergistic blend of surfactants and softening agent. It is a APEO/NPEO free product and conforms to Oeko-tex and REACH compliance as well.

How to Apply

UNIWAX-NGF should be diluted with water before application. As a general rule 20-40 g/l is sufficient, depending on the handle required. The fabric should be padded and dried as per local conditions on package machines, a dosage of 2-4% o.w.t, should be sufficient. A small amount of acetic acid to give a pH of 6-6.5 will aid the application. It can be applied by wet on dry or wet on wet application as well.

Features and Benefits

  • Possesses good softening effects to cellulosic and cellulosic blends.
  • Is an excellent stitch lubricant for heavy and difficult fabrics.
  • Can be used alone or with other compatible.
  • Compatible with all known finishing auxiliaries.
  • Does not affect whites.
  • Not sensitive to BHT yellowing.
  • Suitable for all continuous processing.
  • Gives a good hand without the slickness associated with silicone.
  • Ready dispersible in all proportions.

Physical Properties

Appearance White Slightly Viscous Emulsion Ionic character : Non-ionic (10% Solution) pH :7.0 -8.0

Precautions when in use

1. Ensure that the UNIWAX-NGF solution is completely homogenous before using.
2. Clean inside of pad 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 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 products in a particular application 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.