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spe starsoft 1028 silicone softener

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Quick Details

  • Place of Origin: Shanghai
  • Brand Name: SPE
  • Model Number: StarSoft 1028
  • Physical Form: Liquid sate
  • Appearance: Light yellowish &...
  • Solid Contents: ~80%
  • Viscosity (25°C): <150...
  • Diluents: Diluents
  • Gravity ( 25°C): 0.993
  • Ionic: Nonionic

Detailed Product Description:
Impart soft & smooth hand feel;
Deeply penetrate into fibers and impart bulkiness
Very stable & non oil-spots if used in

StarSoft 1028

A Hydrophilic Silicone Softener


StarSoft 1028is a hydrophic textile softener consisting of revolutionary silicone molecules that provides consistent hydrophilicity to all types of textile fiber or fabric at lower use level than other silicone softeners. It imparts super soft & slick hand feel to various fabric.  It is very stable in ordinary textile finish process without causing oil-spots on fabric.




¨          Provide instant & consistent water absorption on various fabric;

¨          Impart soft & smooth hand feel;

¨          Deeply penetrate into fibers and impart bulkiness;

¨          Water dispersible microemulsion;

¨          Readily diluted to any grade without additional emulsifies;

¨          Very stable & non oil-spots if used in ordinary textile finish process;

¨          Excellent affinity with all types of textile;

¨          Excellent fiber elasticity and shape recovery;

¨          Durable softness to laundering;

¨          Less fabric yellowing;

¨          Outstandingly exhaustible to particularly natural fibers;

¨          Redyeable & over dyeable.






Physical Form

Liquid sate


Light yellowish & Transparent 

Solid Contents


Viscosity (25°C)

<1500 cst



Gravity ( 25°C)







Followings are guide formulations for different silicone active content emulsion that can be commonly applied in textile finish process. Further dilution with water after emulsifying can obtain a micro-emulsion with lower silicone actives.    


Micro-emulsion for 23.0% silicone actives1) Formulation


% wt

StarSoft 1028


TDE-6 or AEO-6*

TDA-9 or AEO-9






Acetic Acid




Preservative if required


     TDE-6 : Tridecyl Alcohol 6EO ethoxylated

       - AEO-6: Fatty alcohol ethoxylated with 6 EO


2) Procedure

   Charge StarSoft 1028, emulsifiers and butylcarbitol to a mixer and then stir it at moderate speed for ~10 min till fully homogeneous.

 Premix acetic acid and water.

  lowly add the acidic water while continuously stirring above content. Stop charging the acidic water occasionally to ensure the water is well taken into the grease.

 Clear micro-emulsion should be obtained at end of this procedureFilter before packing, if necessary




           The diluted StarSoft 1028 can be applied to fabric. Optimum                          

           treatments are dependent on the required softness of the fabric and yarn after dyeing and  



  1. Pad-dry-cure process

      Dosage     :        10~20g/lfor light fabric or 25-50g/l for heavy fabric

pH             :        5.0 ~ 7.0

Temp.       :        Ambient temperature

Dry/Cure   :        120~170°C for 1~3 min


  1. Exhaustion process

Dosage                :       1.0 ~ 2.0% (o. w.f.)   on light fabric & 2.5-5.0% on heavy fabric

Liquor ratio          :       1/10 ~ 1/20

pH                       :       5.0 ~ 7.0nt

temperature           :       Ambient

Time                    :       10~30 min

Spinning & Drying                                 :         100~170 ºC for 1~3 min


  1. Garment washing process

      Dosage                 :        1.0 3.0% on the eight of garment

Temp.                   :          Ambient temperature

Time                     :          30 ~ 60 min

Spinning & Drying  :       100~130 ºC for 3~5 min



Stripping :


StarSoft 1028 can be stripped off fabric. The stripping formulation is as follows:


NaOH           :       5g/l  

LABS(30%)     :     2-5%


Add water and NaOH onto fabric tank and then heat to 100 C for 60 min. Then rinse fabric with acidic water and water .





To ensure that the product quality is maintained, the container should be tightly sealed when not in use. It should be stored at normal room temperature, preventing prolonged exposure to extreme heat and cold conditions, which may cause product separation. If the product is separated, stir the contents. If the product is frozen, thaw it at warm condition and stir after thawed.




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