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miDori® bioWick – plant seed oil based wicking finish for textiles

miDori® bioWick – plant seed oil based wicking finish for textiles

miDori® bioWick is a plant seed oil based finishing agent for textiles. It helps the fabric to absorb sweat, wick moisture away and dry faster. Compared to standard crude oil based wicking finishes it has a significantly, up to 8 times, lower carbon footprint. It is highly biodegradable ( Zahn/Wellens Test), a USDA certified bio based product and all of its components, on a CAS number level, underwent a so called Greenscreen for safer chemicals. ​

miDori® evoPel – state of the art durable water repellent “DWR”

miDori® evoPel – state of the art durable water repellent “DWR”

miDori® evoPel is a state of the art water repellent, “DWR”, for textile fabrics and garments with excellent durability to home laundry. It works on cotton, synthetics and blends to protect fabrics and garments from rain and water based stains. It is PFOS and PFOA free. Therefore providing an alternative to so called PFC based stain repellent products. It is partially based on plant seed oils and is a USDA certified bio based product. ​

miDori® bioSoft – outstanding softness for cotton and cotton blend based textiles

miDori® bioSoft – outstanding softness for cotton and cotton blend based textiles

miDori® bioSoft is a plant seed oil based softener for textiles. It provides an outstanding soft hand for cotton and cotton blend fabrics and garments. ​It is a USDA certified bio based product and all of its components, on a CAS number level, underwent a so called Greenscreen for safer chemicals.

miDori® bioDry 1.0 - unique combination of softness and wicking for cotton and cotton blends

miDori® bioDry 1.0 - unique combination of softness and wicking for cotton and cotton blends

miDori® bioDry 1.0 is a plant seed based softener for textiles. It uniquely adds an outstanding softness and wicking to cotton and cotton blend fabrics and garments. Thus adding performance to cotton, respectively giving cotton it natural ability back to absorb and manage moisture. It is a USDA certified biobased product and it was the first textile chemical to receive a Silver GreenScreen for safer chemicals certification. A 100% palm oil free version available as well.

Non-fluorinated, bio-based, durable water repellent finish also repels most household stains - Zelan™ R3 finish

Non-fluorinated, bio-based, durable water repellent finish also repels most household stains - Zelan™ R3 finish

Zelan™ R3 / Teflon EcoElite™ finish is the first renewably sourced, non-fluorinated repellent finish with the following benefits: • Up to three times more durable than original non-fluorinated repellents • Contains 60 percent renewably sourced raw materials (ASTM D6866-12) and is recognized as a USDA certified biobased product • bluesign® approved, meeting the strict ecological and toxicological requirements of the bluesign® criteria • GOTS approved input finishing chemical
Everzol® Black PF and Eco – New generation Reactive black dyes for cellulosic textiles

Everzol® Black PF and Eco – New generation Reactive black dyes for cellulosic textiles

Everlight Chemical has developed Everzol® Black PF and Eco, two new generation eco-friendly reactive black dyes that can be used on a range of cellulosic textiles including cotton, rayon and lyocell.

LANASOL® CE - pioneering replacement of chrome dyes since 20 years

LANASOL® CE - pioneering replacement of chrome dyes since 20 years

Huntsman Textile Effects started with the replacement of chrome (mordant) dyes 20 years ago and stopped production and sales of chrome dyes already in 2008. With the concept of LANASOL CE a trouble free move has been made possible.

Sciessent Curb® Fluorine-Free Durable Water Repellent

Sciessent Curb® Fluorine-Free Durable Water Repellent

Sciessent Curb® is a fluorine free durable water repellent for textiles that is made without perfluorinated chemicals or fluorinated silicones. 

It is certified by Oeko-Tex, bluesign and GOTS and its water repellent performance and durability is equivalent to C6 PFC technology.

In addition, Curb is a highly biodegradable chemical. Curb® was tested using the OECD 301B method. The results of this testing showed that Curb® is 79.1% biodegradable. This is very close to the maximum of 79.8%, and is considered rapidly biodegradable.

Acticell LB3

Acticell LB3

ACTICELL LB3 laser booster is a dynamic bleaching technology that enhances the laser effect on denim fabrics. This facilitates a high whiteness degree, powerful effects even on stretch fabrics, excellent tear and tensile strength and increased laser production.

Seyco Sperse SPW & SPW Conc:  Anti-redepostion aid

Seyco Sperse SPW & SPW Conc: Anti-redepostion aid

Seyco Sperse SPW & SPW Conc are industry leading, high performance anti-redeposition agents. 

High IQ® Repel non-Fluorinated Durable Water Repellents

High IQ® Repel non-Fluorinated Durable Water Repellents

High IQ® Repel is a range of industry leading non-Fluorinated Sustainable Durable Water Repellents which complies with most regional and country legislations such as EU REACH and US TSCA, as well as complying with voluntary schemes such  the requirements of bluesign®, the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Roadmap (ZDHC) and the Restricted Substances Lists of the world’s most exacting global brands in addition to being suitable for OEKO-TEX® Standard 100.

BIONIC-FINISH® ECO

BIONIC-FINISH® ECO

Highly effective water repellent agent for finishing fabrics of all fibre types.

Seycosize Plystran KP:  One shot sizing compound for 100% cotton and polyester/cotton blends.

Seycosize Plystran KP: One shot sizing compound for 100% cotton and polyester/cotton blends.

Seycosize Plystran KP is a is a new generation size which optimizes adhesion, abrasion resistance, and controls migration. The size is applied to the surface of the yarn, and this provides improved fiber laydown, better protection against abrasion, greater yarn strength and less shedding during weaving.

HeiQ Eco Dry – Durable water repellency (DWR) without fluorine (non-PFC)

HeiQ Eco Dry – Durable water repellency (DWR) without fluorine (non-PFC)

High-performing, sustainable and durable water-repellency, no fluorine (no PFOA, no PFOS), formaldehyde-free.

Exceptional efficiency and durability (100% DWR performance up to 50 washings depending on fiber type).

Complies with EU REACH, US TSCA, JP METI, ZDHC and most RSL regulations.

HeiQ Fresh Tech – Long-lasting odor control for textiles

HeiQ Fresh Tech – Long-lasting odor control for textiles

Durable freshness and odor control.

Exceptional efficiency and durability (100% performance up to 100 washings depending on fiber type).

Applicable to most fabric types.

No impairment of breathability and handfeel.

Compliant with EU BPR, EU REACH, US FIFRA, JP METI, CN IECSC, TK BPR.

miDori® bioSoft CA1 - Cradle to Cradle Platinum Level Material Health Certified textile softener

miDori® bioSoft CA1 - Cradle to Cradle Platinum Level Material Health Certified textile softener

miDori® bioSoft CA1 is a plant seed oil based softener for cotton and cotton blends based textiles/garments. It provides an outstanding soft hand and can be applied without having to change any application, process parameters. The unique selection of raw materials used in its formulation allowed us to obtain the Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institutes Platinum Level Material Health Certificate. It too was screened and received certification under the so called Full Material Disclosure Program from Tox Services, a hazard based screen of all components used to formulate miDori® bioSoft CA1 on a CAS number level.

Biodegradable and effective chelating agent from Nouryon

Biodegradable and effective chelating agent from Nouryon

Dissolvine® GL is a high-performing chelating agent produced from monosodium L-glutamic acid (MSG) which is a biobased naturally occurring amino acid.

Readily biodegradable and offers a high solubility over a wide pH range without sensitizing human skin.

Dissolvine® GL meets the requirement as a safer chemical by the U.S. EPA’s Design for the Environment program and CleanGredients as well as being recognized as safe by numerous international institutions.

AVITERA® SE: A Sustainable Step Change in the Dyeing of Cotton

AVITERA® SE: A Sustainable Step Change in the Dyeing of Cotton

AVITERA® SE is the first range of reactive dyes to be free from restricted arylamines. Crucially, this covers para-chloroaniline (PCA), a hazardous dyeing by-product that poses risks to people.

Fabrics dyed with AVITERA® SE dyes thus comply with the environmental requirements of leading brands and retailers. This helps mills maintain a positive image and boost the value of their brand while increasing yield, improving productivity and reducing processing costs.

PCA, current detection limit 5ppm

HyperDRY™ Fluorocarbon Free Water Resistant Down Insulation

HyperDRY™ Fluorocarbon Free Water Resistant Down Insulation

ALLIED Feather & Down's HyperDRY water resistant down is treated with a unique Fluorocarbon Free treatment that adheres to the down cluster that allows down to retain its superior warmth to weight ratio - even when wet. 

True non-phthalate plasticizer for close to human use: Pevalen™

True non-phthalate plasticizer for close to human use: Pevalen™

Pevalen™ is a true non-phthalate plasticizer with uncompromising performance. It is the perfect choice for sensitive applications, such as products in direct human contact, e.g. toys and childcare products, apparel and accessories, sports & leisure products, automotive interiors or other indoor applications such as floors or wall coverings in homes and public spaces.

Pevalen™ (chemical name pentaerythritol tetravalerate or PETV) has a unique performance not matched by any other plasticizer product with high plasticizing efficiency in combination with low migration and volatility. The unique combination of properties and its total-cost efficiency makes it a versatile and often superior plasticizer for both suspension and emulsion applications such as molded parts, films & sheets, coated fabrics - including artificial leather and other plastisol applications.

Natural, Eco-friendly & Sustainable Dyeing

Natural, Eco-friendly & Sustainable Dyeing

Natural Dyeing of Fibres, Yarns & Fabrics and creating Garments using styles like Batik, Shibori, Weaving, Embroidery, etc.

Fully porous fluorine free functional membrane

Fully porous fluorine free functional membrane

We offer a patented platform technology to produce fully porous, waterproof and highly breathable membranes. Our final membranes are a two phase composite of the chosen polymer and stearic acid, a naturally occuring fatty acid. The process allows recycling of all used solvents and only uses a hard salt template and any acid for pore forming.

ACTICELL B3

ACTICELL B3

ACTICELL B3 is an environmentally friendly bleaching alternative to create a used look on denim garments.

It is sprayed on garments on areas to be bleached and works on cotton, synthetics and blends. The product is stable and nonhazardous to workers and environment. The red color makes it easily visible for spraying and it can be diluted with water.

Can also be used to reduce the chlorine wash cycle.

Prevent mold and mildew with natural ingredient from the ocean

Prevent mold and mildew with natural ingredient from the ocean

Tidal-Tex™ uses the power of the ocean to naturally prevent mold and mildew from growing!

How? Chitosan.

Plant-based fibers for textile

Plant-based fibers for textile

Green Banana Paper is sustainably manufacturing world-class vegan products from agricultural banana waste in Kosrae, Micronesia. All products feature banana fibre paper: a naturally beautiful and strong plant-based material. Products include banana paper wallets, custom business cards, greeting cards, artist paper and more. 

Sustainable dyeing using microbiology

Sustainable dyeing using microbiology

Colorifix has developed a revolutionary dyeing process to help the textile industry dramatically reduce its environmental impact in a cost-effective manner using a synthetic biology-based approach. Their solution relies on modifying microorganisms using Synthetic Biology such that they can produce, deposit and fix dyes to the fabric.

MycoTEX

MycoTEX

MycoTEX develops custom-made clothes made fromdecomposable mushroom roots.

Based on the biological life cycle we create garments that perfectly fit YOUR body, shape and style.

SOL FR® - flame retardants made from natural cellulose

SOL FR® - flame retardants made from natural cellulose

The new generation of environmentally friendly silicone-nitrogen FR cellulose fiber SOL FR® is made from raw materials including natural cellulose and flame retardants. SOL FR® is produced through spinning and solidifying after a grafting reaction between cellulose solution and new silicon-nitrogen flame retardants, which can remain its original frameshape after burning without releasing toxic smoke and exerting bad effect on natural environment after its waste degradation, overcoming the current problems of poisonous gas released by burning phosphorus-containing flame-resistant fabric and water eutrophication in the process of waste degradation.

The filament and stable fiber produced by this technique can be used to make into military protective clothing, firefighter uniform, knitting and weaving textile products for household and public interior furnishings.

The SpinDye®-coloring method will soon be the new industry standard for coloring fabrics

The SpinDye®-coloring method will soon be the new industry standard for coloring fabrics

The SpinDye®-coloring method has the ability to determine any shade and nuance of color available on earth.

By adding the pigment to the spinning solution, prior to extrusion, the pigment becomes a homogenous part of the fiber. The dirty and environmentally hazardous process of dyeing is eliminated from the production process.

Excellent colorfastness that withstands sunlight, laundry detergent, abrasion, and even bleach. Perfect color consistency and zero deviations between batches.

Glacial Acrylic Acid

Glacial Acrylic Acid

Bio replacement for propylene-based glacial acrylic acid for polymers, acrylates, resins, plastics, fibers, paints, coatings, adhesives, elastomers and others.

Piñatex® - a natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre

Piñatex® - a natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre

Piñatex® is made of fibre from the leaves of the pineapple plant. These leaves are discarded from the pineapple harvest, so the raw material requires no additional environmental resources to produce. 

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) as replacement of formaldehyde in many applications

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) as replacement of formaldehyde in many applications

Bio-based 5-HMF has the potential as economically and ecologically interesting formaldehyde substitute in UF, MF and PF resins

BINDERS FOR NONWOVENS AND TEXTILES

BINDERS FOR NONWOVENS AND TEXTILES

Binders are used to improve the mechanical properties of nonwoven and woven textiles, such as dimensional stability, stiffness and tensile strength. Conventional binders are predominantly made of petroleum-based substances (e.g. acrylics), even though the fibers may be entirely from renewable cellulose.

X-Fog additive makes fire extinguishing more effective in an safe way, also suitable for wood and textiles

X-Fog additive makes fire extinguishing more effective in an safe way, also suitable for wood and textiles

X-Fog is for Industry and Fire & Rescue Services for Class A fires

X-Fog is suitable for all types of water spray, low pressure, pressurized low-pressure and high pressure.

X-Fog can be injected or mixed directly into the tank Experiments have shown that X-Fog has a better extinguishing efficiency and a considerably better re-ignition protection.

X-Fog optimizes sprinkler systems.

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