Wintersun code: 23-002

Sales Specifications

Chemical Nature: Aqueous Emulsion of Amino Silicone Fluid
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid micro-emulsion
Odor: Mild
Ionic Character: Nonionic emulsion of cationic polymer
pH: 5.5-6.5


Wintersun Silicone 168 is a clear, colorless micro-emulsion silicone softener. is low yellowing and will yield an excellent hand. may be applied by either exhaust or pad bath method.

Wintersun Silicone 168 displays good running properties during padding with minimal build-up of lint or silicone on the rollers.

Recommended Use

The optimum pH for the application of  on the acid side, e.g. pH 5.5-6.5. It is advisable to include a small quantity of acid (citric or acetic acide) in the bath when running fabrics that may contain traces of residual alkali, in order to maintain the pH.

Exhaust Application

Use 1.0-2.0% owg Wintersun Silicone 168 as needed for desired hand. Exhaust at 110°F(45°C) or below, pH 5.5-6.0 for 10-15 minutes. Do not Rinse.

Pad Applications

Dilute  with cold water. Pad on at required pick-up to achieve desired percent add-on and hand.

Suggested Levels Are

Dry goods: 10-20g/l at 80-100% pick-up.

Wet-on-wet: 20-40 g/l  at 80-100% wet pick-up.

Resin Application

Use  as needed to achieve desired hand.

Avoid the ‘shock’ effect of adding conentrated softener to concentrated resin or catalyst. Always pre-dilute (cold) each of the ingredients during preparation of the bath.

First, diulte  with cold water. Add pre-diluted Wintersun Silicone 168 into pre-diulted resin bath. Stir gently. Do not homogenized.

Pad, dry and cure at a moderate temperature (generally to be dictated by fiber and resin type).


In 450 LB drum

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