Polyprint CT-170

Product Description

Medium viscous thickener for printing on polyester with disperse dyes. The thickener is perfectly suitable for all kind of fabrics and highest quality prints. Due to the special composition of the raw materials used for this thickener, Polyprint CT-170 provides high penetration, maximum colour yield and very good wash ability at the same time. Therefore it is also recommended for printing with fine mesh screens and printing on difficult fabrics.




Main Component:

Anionic etherified polysaccharides, this product contains preservative



Fine cream-coloured powder


Typically slight odour


For direct print we recommend to use 45 – 50 g/kg (4.5 – 5.0%) in the print paste. (550 – 650 g of a 8.0% stock solution of Polyprint CT-170 per kg print paste). The ready made stock solution of Polyprint CT-170 must be neutralised with citric acid (or another non volatile organic acid) to pH 5.5 – 6.0 before use.


Cold water soluble


Why Choose Polyprint CT-170

Polyprint CT-170 from Polygal

Focused on processing natural hydrocolloids for beneficial usage in various industrial applications since 1956.

Polygal Signature

Nature's best, refined with Swiss quality

High-quality standards, interdepartmental quality assurance systems, as well as strict quality control – combined with our extensive experience – ensure that the quality of our products and services is very high, even under difficult conditions.

Innovative for a good reason

We view ourselves as problem solvers and as innovative leaders serving our customers. We know that the potential of our natural raw materials is far from being exhausted, therefore, we are always investigating and opening up new application areas.

Present in cultivation areas

The continual presence of our subsidiaries in the major cultivation areas ensures that the raw materials have a high degree of availability and that we can optimally advise our customers in regards to their planning.

Traditionally independent

Polygal AG is a family business. For our business partners, this ensures solid, continuous, and long-term corporate policies. Quick decision-making, quality awareness, and reliability are matters of course at Polygal AG.

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