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Cosmo Speciality Chemical’s new generation cationic softener ‘Silky SF’ to offer unmatched finishing effect

Newly launched finishing textile auxiliary adds surface smoothness to all kinds of fabric without compromising with its quality


 Cosmo Speciality Chemicals, a 100% subsidiary of Cosmo Films Ltd. announces the launch of Silky SF – a cationic softener that enables excellent softening effect on all kinds of textile. The newly launched product is cost effective and offers a silky touch to the fabric. The product will be available across Indian/global market.


Silky SF softener is recommended as a finishing product for all kinds of fabric, especially cotton as it imparts surface smoothness to the material. The application of this finishing agent provides a soft, fluffy, soapy, voluminous surface to the physical texture of the fabric. To increase lubricity of the fabric, this finishing agent can be applied with exhaust and pad process application. Silky SF is a cost effective product and ensures minimal effect on shade change of treated materials on post softening thermo-mechanical treatments.


On the introduction of the new softener, Mr. Anil Gaikwad, Business Head, Cosmo Specialty Chemicals said, “Our aim is to innovate and develop products that yield optimum results in terms of efficiency and costs for our consumers. Silky SF is a convenient alternative for softeners used at the finishing stage of textile processing for all kinds of fibers as it successfully lubricates the fabric and gives it a lasting luxurious feel without compromising the quality of the cloth.”


The softener is easy-to-use and its application retains quality while imparting surface smoothness and supple handle to the cloth. Silky SF is miscible in water in all proportions. For textile processing, its usage is suitable for exhaust and pad application technique. The recommended dose for Exhaust is 2.0 – 4.0 % while for continuous use is 20 – 40 g/l.


Backed up by technical know-how and long-term experience in textile processing, formulations of anionic, cationic, non-ionic, and amphoteric surfactants, Cosmo Speciality Chemicals have a unique and strong experience in Speciality textile chemicals. The R & D facility is equipped with sophisticated analytical instrumentations including SEM-EDS, TGA-MS, DMA, FTIR & imaging IR, DSC & optical microscope, etc. which helps the company develop products at a molecular level.


About Cosmo Speciality Chemicals

Cosmo Speciality Chemicals is a 100% subsidiary of Cosmo Films Ltd with strong research capabilities to provide best and the most competitive products through innovations based on sustainable science to its customers. The Company is into Speciality polymers & textile chemicals and has so far added 56 products in their portfolio.


About Cosmo Films Limited

Established in 1981 and founded by Mr. Ashok Jaipuria, Cosmo Films today is a global leader in specialty films for packaging, lamination, labeling and synthetic paper. With engineering of innovative products and sustainability solutions, Cosmo Films over the years has been partnering with worlds’ leading F&B and personal care brands and packaging & printing converters to enhance the end consumer experience. Its customer base is spread in more than 100 countries with sales & manufacturing units in India and Korea and additionally sales & distribution base in Japan, USA, Canada and Europe.

The Company is strategically expanding beyond Films into Specialty Chemicals & Polymers as well as Pet care business.

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