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CTEX 4508

CTEX 4508 is specially Modified Polysaccharide/ CarboxyMethyl Tamarind developed for Printing on Polyester and Polyester Blended Fabrics with disperse Dye stuffs followed by super-heated steam fixation (170 – 180oC).

Quality Specification Detail


CarboxyMethyl Tamarind


Light Beige Powder

Ionic Nature



Cold Water Soluble

Viscosity 8% solution at 25oc  *

43000  - 45000 cps


9.5 – 11.5

Filtration through 53 Micron



10 ± 2 Max

Hydration Time

3 -4 Hrs.

Stock Paste Stability

5-7 Days

*Viscosity is determined by Brookfield Viscometer RVDV-E model

Stock Paste Preparation 

Paste Preparation of

CTEX 4508


100 KG

8 Kg

92 Kg




In well cleaned container take 92 Kg cold water and add 8 Kg powder gradually under constant high speed stirring for 30 minutes. Uniformity of paste should be observed.  Then leave this stock paste for 3-4 hours (Swelling Time) for hydration. To reduce the Swelling time use mild warm water. Stir the stock paste well before use. All the required auxiliaries to be added after complete swelling time.



  • Rapid viscosity development.
  • High color yield.
  • Sharp and level printing
  • Better penetration in print.
  • Choking free screens.
  • Viscosity stability under shear conditions.
  • Excellent wash-off property.


  • Do not mix the product with Gum Arabic and Crystal Gum. Also Coagulation in Tannin and Borate.
  • Customers need to test the product on their own depending on their process, use and suitability.  We do not guarantee the loss caused by use, process and handling of the product. Above knowledge acts a guideline only.

 Packing:  25 Kg HDPE Laminated Paper Bags with PE lining.

Storage and Shelf life: Sealed bags under cool dry and cleaned conditions for 6 months.