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Ubv Gum

UBV is a textile printing thickener derived from GUAR GUM. The product is a cold water soluble textile printing thickener used for specially developed for Discharge/Vat printing.

Chemical constitution Modified Galactomannan
Physical appearance Yellowish dust free powder
Ionic nature Non-Ionic
pH value 9.00 – 9.50
Viscosity* 5% 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

Discharge Printing

Suitable Fabric to Print

It gives best results when used in vat discharge on reactive dyed grounds. UBV gives best results in Burn out Printing.

Suitable Printing Machine

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


UBV 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.


UBV 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 UBV is prepared easily by dissolving 5% 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.