ADVALON® CI 40 is a nonionic semi-micro emulsion of a reactive polysiloxane. It is a fabric softener designed especially for polyester to impart a good hand together with a substantial intensification of dark color shades.


ADVALON® CI 40 gives a pleasant, supple hand to polyester fabrics. Most importantly, ADVALON® CI 40 significantly deepens the color of disperse dyed polyester without promoting the thermomigration of the dyes. Therefore it enables deeper color shades and noticeable savings of dyestuff.

Specific features of ADVALON® CI 40

  • Emulsions
  • Low viscosity


ADVALON® CI 40 is recommended for padding application on polyester under common conditions. It can be used on its own or together with organic fabric softeners and other finishing agents. The individual compatibility should be tested on a case-by-case basis.



For optimum finishing results ADVALON® CI 40 should be applied by padding at bath concentrations around 50 g/l. Liquor pickup 70 – 80 %. The silicone finish will cure quickly upon heat drying of the fabric. Stenter curing at 120 °C is recommended.


  • 0,5 kg bottle
  • 200 kg drum
  • 950 kg IBC


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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