Rofob - PY K2R is a universal water-repellent agent that is free of fluorine. It consists of a dispersion of fat-modified compounds.

Functions: Water Repellent

Compatible Fibers: Synthetic Fibers

End Uses: Camping Material, Cotton Tarpaulins, Textiles

Applicable Processes: Textiles Manufacturing

Features: High Durability, High Smoothness, Softness, Water Resistance

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Industrial Additives Features

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Applicable Processes
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Industrial Additives End Use
Product Applications
  • Cotton, synthetic and blended materials water repellent finishing.
  • Camping materials and cotton tarpaulins -included its blends with synthetic fiber- water column resistant finish.
Use Method

Dosage (Padding)

  • 50 - 150 g/l ROFOB PY K-2R depending of the kind of fibber and the washability requested.
     

Pick-up

  • Approx. 70 - 80 %
     

Dissolution

  • Dilute with hard and cold water, previously acidified with 2 ml/l of acetic acid (60%), in a 1:1 ratio.
     

Application

  • Pad under a bath temperature of 20 - 25ºC approx. being pH value between 4 and 4.5. Dry at 110 - 130ºC and cure 2-3 min at 150 ºC.
     

Combination Possibilities

  • ROFOB PY K-2R may be added to bath together with any usual synthetic resins of high quality finishing, as well as based on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) handle modifiers.
  • In the same way, it may be combined with fungicides, respecting the ionicity.
Handling Instructions

Fabrics must be free of anionic surfactants, oils or silicone softeners in order to ensure a good application and good final performances.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
White fluid emulsion
Soluble in
Any cold water proportion
Analytical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value (at 100ºC)approx. 5--
Ionic CharacterSlightly cationic--

Technical Details & Test Data

Compatibility
extenders and other textile auxiliary, considering ionicity., crosslinkers agents

Safety & Health

Ecology and Toxicology

Usual hygiene and safety rules for chemicals handling should be observed in storage, handling and use. The product must not be swallowed.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information

Polyethylene drums of 120 kg or 1000kg IBC.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
18 months
Storage Conditions

Store in a cool place neither above 40 ºC nor below 0 ºC. The product is stable under normal storage conditions at 20 ºC.