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®RUCO 2124

Moderately hydrophilic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fiber types

  • Confers a very soft, supple and smooth fabric handle
  • Less influence on the fabrics’ hydrophilic properties than common amino-functional silicones
  • High resistance to yellowing
  • Increases elasticity and elastic recovery of knitwear

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Weakly cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2135

Hydrophilic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fiber types

  • Confers a very soft, supple and full fabric handle
  • High resistance to yellowing
  • Confers antistatic properties
  • Increases the elastic recovery of knitwear
  • Resistant to washing
  • Applicable over a wide pH-range (pH 1 - 12)
  • Low-foaming 

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2137

Hydrophilic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fiber types

  • Confers a smooth and voluminous fabric handle
  • Retains the absorptive properties of hydrophilic textiles
  • High resistance to yellowing
  • Increases elasticity and elastic recovery of knitwear
  • Applicable over a wide pH range (pH 1 - 10)

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2143

Hydrophilic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fiber types

  • Confers a very soft, voluminous and smooth fabric handle
  • Retains absorptive properties of hydrophilic textiles
  • Resistance to yellowing
  • Increases elasticity and elastic recovery of knitwear
  • Applicable over a wide pH range (pH 1 - 12) 

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2180

Hydrophilic silicone softening and smoothing agent especially suited for synthetic fibres and blends with cotton

  • Confers natural handle effects with inner softness
  • Provides hydrophilic properties
  • Resistance to yellowing
  • Increases textile’s self-smoothing capacity
  • Improves sewability
  • Compatible with many optical brighteners
  • Applicable over a wide pH range (pH 1 - 9)

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Weakly cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2190

Hydrophobic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fiber types

  • Confers a soft and elastic fabric handle and an outstanding volume
  • Increases elasticity, elastic recovery and dimensional stability
  • Renders hydrophobic effects
  • Highly resistant to washing

Field of application: Exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Polysiloxanes

Ionic Character: Weakly cationic

Form: Liquid


®RUCO 2411

Hydrophobic silicone softening and smoothing agent for all fibre types especially cellulosic fibres such as terry goods, underwear and sportswear

  • No influence on existing hydrophilic fabric properties
  • Low-foaming
  • Resistant to hard water
  • Confers antistatic effects to synthetic fibres

Field of application: Pad or exhaust process

Chemical Basis: Fatty acid condensation product

Ionic Character: Cationic

Form: Liquid

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