Orco Sunguard W™ is an UltraViolet(UV) absorber/stabilizer for use on wool providing improved lightfastness and wool fiber stability and is specifically designed for upholstery and automotive fabrics.
|Solubility||low at 100°F(38°C); soluble to 80gm/L @ 212°F(100°C)|
|Compatibility||compatible with anionic and nonionic products|
|Stability||stable to electrolytes, weak acids, and hard water|
|pH||6.9-7.1 for a 5% solution|
- Add 1-2% pre-pasted and diluted Orco Sunguard W™ on weight of fabric(owf) to the dyebath before the addition of Orcolan Neutral™ or Orcoset™
- Do not allow the pH to exceed 5.5 .
As an after-treatment
- Use 1-2% owf Orco Sunguard W™ with bath set at pH of 3.5 using Formic Acid.
- Run for 30 minutes at 175°F(80°C).
Do not alkaline-full wool fabrics when Orco Sunguard W™ has been applied in yarn or stock dyeing. Orco Sunguard W™ will diminish the effect of fluorescent whitening agents when used together.