WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV is a reactive aminoethyl-aminopropylfunctional polydimethylsiloxane with a reduced level of cyclic siloxanes.


WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV is particularly suitable as active substance in softener formulations for the impregnation of fibers and textiles.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV imparts a very soft, drapable, and elastic touch to woven and knitted fabrics.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV is considered to be the best softening agent for cotton fabrics and knitware made of cotton or cotton/PES blends.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV improves the wash-and-wear properties and the crease recovery angle, sewability and tear strength and reduces abrasion loss. The effects are fast to washing and dry cleaning.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV has only little effect on the degree of whiteness in a softener formulation. As a rule no adverse effect on the shade or color fastness properties of coloured goods is observed.

As part of formulations used as fill fiber finish WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV imparts excellent slickness and resilience to the fiber.


All the information provided is in accordance with the present state of our knowledge. Nonetheless, we disclaim any warranty or liability whatsoever and reserve the right, at any time, to effect technical alterations. The information provided, as well as the product's fitness for an intended application, should be checked by the buyer in preliminary trials. Contractual terms and conditions always take precedence. This disclaimer of warranty and liability also applies particularly in foreign countries with respect to third parties' rights.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV can be applied neat, from solution, or emulsion. Suitable solvents are aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinated hydrocarbons, esters, higher alcohols, and ketones.

Most textile processes are waterbased. Hence WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV is mainly applied from emulsion. WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV is suitable for the formulation of microemulsions and macroemulsions.

WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV can be used as sole active substance in softener emulsions or in combination with other components, e.g. paraffines, esters of fatty acids, etc. Compatability of the components has to be checked in each individual case.

Emulsions of WACKER® FINISH WR 1300 LV are diluted to the optimum concentration for the specific fabric. Application can be done by padding or exhaustion.


bulk truck

950 kg IBC

190 kg drum

0,5 kg bottle



The 'Best use before end' date of each batch is shown on the product label.

Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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

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