Reactive Silicone Macroemulsion
StarSoft™ BIS-45 is a unique, reactive silicone formulated to provide an extremely soft, slick hand with elastomeric properties. It is durable to laundering. StarSoft™ BIS-45 imparts an extremely soft and supple hand on all fibers and fabric types without the usual damaging effects on crock fastness. It has the ability to form a film without the need for an added crosslinker or catalyst.
- Superior soft hand
- Excellent laundering durability
- Improved strength and abrasion
Typical Physical Properties *
White with bluish cast
Nonionic / Slightly cationic
3.75 – 4.75
41.5 – 43.5
Dispersible in water
* These items are provided as general information only. They are approximate values and are not considered part of the product specifications.
Generally, StarSoft™ BIS-45is applied from a pad bath at 1-4% owb concentrations depending on the hand desired. StarSoft™ BIS-45 is compatible with resin finishes.
DO NOT ALLOW DRUM/TOTE LID TO REMAIN UNSEALED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
StarSoft™ BIS-45 should be protected from freezing. The product is stable for a minimum of six months if stored at 50-80°F (10-27°C). This product should not be contaminated with strong acids, bases, some metallic compounds, or oxidizing agents. Polymer reversion or gelation could occur at pH conditions above 5.0. Do not allow live steam to be injected into the pad bath.