StarPel™ 2980

Resinous Amino Silicone Water Repellent

Product Description

StarPel™ 391 considerably improves performance and demonstrates excellent compatibility when used as an extender for fluorochemical products. The product is non-smoking in nature. However, it does contain waxes for improved water repellency over conventional non-smoking products. This product emits 0.0 lbs/gal VOC by Method #24 testing.

StarPel™ 391 is compatible with most fluorochemical products and considerably improves their performance. Fluorochemical concentrations may be reduced with the use of StarPel™ 391 as an extender resulting in more economical finishes.

Special Properties
  • Extremely efficient fluorochemical extender
  • Self cross-linking
  • Excellent stability and running properties
  • Easy to handle — dispersible in room temperature water
  • Quartermaster-approved for water repellent treatment of military fabrics

Typical Physical Properties *




Turbid, Yellow Cast



pH (5%)

4.0 – 6.0

% Active Solids

Approximately 16


8.1 – 8.5 lbs/gal
* These items are provided as general information only. They are approximate values and are not considered part of the product specifications.


For optimum results, StarPel™ 2980 does not need to be cured. Only drying is necessary. A level of 3-5%, StarPel™ 2980 is very effective with no catalyst being required. Normal pad/dry/cure techniques would suffice.

StarPel™ 2980 could be used effectively on polyester/cotton rainwear to obtain durable results—with exceptional economy—using the following examples:

StarPel™ 2980: 5%


StarPel™ 2980 should be stored in closed containers and protected from freezing.