F 100

Hot Melt Kiss-roll Applied Thread Lubricant

 

F 100 is a 100% active compound of polydimethylsiloxane coupled with specialty waxes.



Properties

Good abrasion resistance
Low to medium coefficient of friction
Good slip stick properties
Increased needle heat resistance
Good static protection

Typical uses are for Kiss-roll application on continuous filament, Core Spun, and Cotton Wrapped Polyester and Nylon sewing threads. It provides excellent sewing performance in medium duty applications.
F 100 improves the overall performance of sewing threads.

Processing
F 100 is applied to the thread via rollers at 80°C. F 100 has a viscosity of ~130 mPas at this temperature. Heated troughs or holding tanks are required. At application levels of 3% to 7% On-Weight-Of-Goods it provides excellent sewing performance in heavy duty and high speed applications.

Packaging

F 100 is available in 181 kg drums, 907 kg totes and 16331 kg bulk tanker.

Storage

F 100 has a shelf life of at least 6 months if stored in originally sealed containers at 25 °C. If the material is kept beyond the recommended shelf life, it is not necessarily unusable, but quality control should be performed on the properties relevant to the application.

Sales and support

Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)
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