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Orcowet PA™ is a polyethyleneoxy derivative designed to be used as a dyeing assistant and dye retarder.  It also may be used as an anti-crocking agent.  It is non-reactive and will not affect the shade. It is also an excellent wetting agent.

 

Physical Properties

Appearance Water white
pH 6.5-7.5 +/- 0.5 for a 5% solution
Wetting Time 15 seconds for a 0.1% solution
Classification Nonionic Polyethyleneoxy derivative
Solubility All proportions in water
Compatibility Compatible with anionic and cationic finishes and finishing agents

 

Applications

  • Detergency and scouring
  • Kier-Boiling
  • Wetting
  • Emulsifying
  • Dispersing
  • Carbonizing assistant
  • Dyeing and bleaching
  • Desizing

 

Procedure

  • As a dyeing assistant and dispersant, use at a concentration of 2 – 5% on weight of goods(owg).
  • As an anti-crocking and anti-static agent, use at a concentration of 2-5% owg.
  • As a pad bath penetrant/finishing aid, use 0.15 to 0.35 oz/gal to improve wetting when padding dyes or applying finishes.

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