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Agbv Gum

AGBV is a textile printing thickener derived from GUAR GUM. The product is a cold water soluble textile printing thickener used for specially developed for Disperse, Discharge printing.

Chemical constitution Modified Galactomannan
Physical appearance Yellowish dust free powder
Ionic nature Non-Ionic
pH value 9.50 – 10.50
Viscosity* 8% conc 24,000 – 30,000 cps (*Viscosity measured by using Brookfield RV DV-E viscometer spindle no.6 @ 20 rpm at 25 0 C)


Cold water soluble and it is hydrated fast due to the finess of the powder.

Suitable for Dyestuff

Disperse & Discharge Printing.

Suitable Fabric to Print

It gives best results when used in vat discharge & disperse colour in silk cloth on dyed grounds. AGBV gives best results in Burn out Printing.

Suitable Printing Machine

Rotary and Flatbed screen printing machine, Rotary screen Printing and Hand screen printing tables.


AGBV in powder form is stable for reasonably long period if stored in cool and dry place. Storage beyond six month may gradually reduce viscosity of the product.


AGBV is a special printing thickener having stable viscosity, High colour yield, easily washable, better penetration in prints and chocking free screen.

Method of preparation

The stock paste of AGBV is prepared easily by dissolving 6% powder in cold water uniformly by stirring about 30 minutes. Leave the stock thickening over night for proper selling of gum particles prior to use. Stir the stock paste well before use. All the required auxiliaries to be added after complete swelling time.