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Silicone Polymers for Fabric Finishing - Softeners

  • Give fabrics a soft aesthetic feel or “hand”
  • Are low yellowing
  • Improve tear strength and durability
  • Add water repellency (hydrophobicity) or improve water absorbency (hydrophilicity), depending on the formulation
  • Improve stretch recovery, wrinkle resistance and abrasion resistance
  • Reduce shrinkage
  • Improve loft recovery


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Fabric Finishing - Polymers

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Fabric Finishing - Catalyst and Others

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