StarSil 2980

Resinous Amino Silicone Water Repellent

Product Description

StarSil 2980 is a resinous amino silicone water repellent. It provides durable water repellency to all fibers and blends. This durability is maintained throughout multiple washings and dry cleanings.

StarSil 2980, which is compatible with most bath additives, affords a soft, silky hand. No adverse effect has been noted on shade or dyestuff fastness. The product also provides improved tear strength, sewability and crease resistance.

Special Properties

  • Durable
  • No shade or dyestuff fastness problems
  • Improves the strength, sewability and crease resistance

Typical Physical Properties

Appearance

Emulsion

Color

Turbid, yellow cast

Ionicity

Non-ionic

pH (5%)

4.0-6.0

% Active Solids

~16%

Density

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.

Application

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

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

StarSil 2980

5%

Storage

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