Sizotex HC



Sizotex – HC is a premium grade “PVA free “Single Shot” Sizing product. Sizotex HC is ideally suitable for finer counts, with higher thread counts, to be woven in high speed shuttle less looms. Sizotex HC is ideally suitable for sizing 80s counts and its ranges. It works with low add-on and provides good binging and flexibility to the sized yarn. The product is “GOTS” approved.

Sizotex – HC

  • Provides extremely high adhesion to all types of yarns
  • Provides strong  and flexible film
  • Easy to de-size
  • Has good stability
  • Is highly consistent
  • Sizotex – HC is a highly modified & formulated starch product which provides adequate cohesion and good penetration, which results in better performance of the sized beam in the loom.  The film provided by Sizotex – HC is strong and flexible, thereby offering a high abrasion resistance of the sized yarn. This helps in smoother performance of the beam at the loom and ensures less end breaks.  Sizotex – HC gives good paste stability which ultimately provides uniform sizing.



    Sizotex – HC has an optimal viscosity, which helps in better penetration and gives necessary coating to the yarn, thereby binding the protruding fibers hamper a better weaveability. A 10% paste has a viscosity of 12 to 14 seconds in 50 ml TEXSIZE / ATIRA cup at 90⁰C


    Sizotex – HC has an excellent adhesion property. The high tackiness in Sizotex – HC helps in better binding and improvement in weaving efficiency in high speed shuttle less looms. Sizotex – HC has very good tackiness which contributes in better binding and provides the optimum elastic warp thread protection.


    Sizotex – HC is highly consistent, which in turn helps in uniform size pick-up.  A 15% paste remains consistent on overnight storage and there is no gel formation or thinning of paste.

    Film Formation

    Sizotex – HC has an excellent film forming property.  The film formed by Sizotex – HC is strong, thin, and transparent and does not crack easily.  This in turn helps in better pliability and reduction of loss in elongation

    Preparation of Sizing paste

    With continuous and preferably vigorous stirring, the required quantity of Sizotex – HC is sprinkled

    to cold water in the cooker/pre-mixer. This product is ideally suitable for both atmospheric and pressure cookers.  The suspension is cooked at 95°C and retained for 30 mts with same temperature for atmospheric cooker and for pressure cooker the same has be cooked at 130°C /30psi and retained for 10mts, before transferring to storage.

    Product Application

    Sizotex – HC is formulated to be used alone without any additives.  This product can be applied to all counts of cotton yarn and Polyester-Cotton blends /to achieve maximum efficiency at loom shed.

    Typical Analysis

    AppearanceWhite to Creamish fluffy powder.
    Moisture % by mass on dry basis10% maximum
    Ash content % by mass on dry basis1 % maximum
    pH of 10% Aqueous extract(pH of water used: 7.2)6 to 8
    Viscosity of 10%  m/m on dry basis at 85°C solution by using Brookefield DV II+
    viscometer at 30 rpm, spindle no 1 in cps
    200 to 300 seconds
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