Finishing

Finishing

Antistatic Agents

ZEROSTAT®

Developed to reduce fabric processing problems, ZEROSTAT® antistatic agents lessens static load, which also reduces static cling during display and wearing of garments. This helps improve wearer comfort.

Anti-slipping Agents

FORNAX®

FORNAX® anti-slipping agents improve seam resistance and thread slippage of woven fabrics to help maximize fabric and garment life.

Bio-Polishing Agents

INVAZYME®

INVAZYME® biopolishing with enzymes removes fuzz and pills from cotton and cellulosic fabric surfaces. This not only gives the material a clean look and new appearance, but also provides an excellent soft handle with improved drapability.

Coating Dispersion Agents

DICRYLAN® A, DICRYLAN® B, DICRYLAN® S, DICRYLAN® TA, DICRYLAN® FR, DICRYLAN® M, DICRYLAN® V, DICRYLAN® FOAMER, DICRYLAN® STABILIZER, DICRYLAN® THICKENER

The DICRYLAN® range of water-based polymer dispersions, thickeners and additives for all kinds of coatings meets the high standards required of technical and home textiles. Depending on requirements, the chemical base can range from acrylate to vinyl acetate or polyurethane binders, with paste and foam applications possible. Dispersions are available in differing hardness degree, flexibility, crosslinking, solids content and a series of further physical properties.

Easy-Care Finishes

DICRYLAN®, KNITTEX®

Range of products that provide the highest wearer comfort, easy-care and garment lifetime, achieved with the use of high-end crosslinking agents and advanced polymer additives. Qualifies for the High IQ® Easy Care Plus label.


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Flame Retardants

FLOVAN®, PYROVATIM®

Developed for all fibers, FLOVAN® and PYROVATIM® are non-durable and semi-durable flame retardants for high-performance functional textiles.

PYROVATEX®

Developed for cotton and cotton-rich blends, PYROVATEX® is a durable flame retardant for high-performance functional textiles.

Moisture Management Agents

ULTRAPHIL®

Used for a variety of hydrophilic finishes for nonwoven materials, ULTRAPHIL® moisture management agents offer distinct fluid management, particularly on cotton, synthetic fibers and their blends. Highly durable and with exceptional functional and hydrophilic performance, including immediate moisture management qualities to provide a gentle and soft garment feel. Textiles treated with ULTRAPHIL® qualify to carry the High IQ® Cool Comfort label.


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New Effect Technologies


DICRYLAN® SD

DICRYLAN® shade deepening technologies provide never seen before depths of shades without compromise on fastness integrity.


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DICRYLAN® LF - EverGlideTM

EverGlideTM - low-friction systems. A novel technology providing a significant reduction in fabric-skin friction, particularly suitable for next to skin activewear garments.Click here to learn more about EverGlideTM low friction systems »

Rain & Stain Management Products

PHOBOL® CP, PHOBOL® NB

Fluorine-based products based on short-chain chemistry providing both water-based and oil-based rain and stain management. Qualifies for Teflon® Fabric Protector and 3XDRY branding schemes,

PHOBOTEX®

Fluorine-free products providing rain and stain management for water based stains. Qualifies for PHOBOTEX® Hangtag schemes.

PHOBOL®, PHOBOL® NW

Fluorine-based products providing both water and oil based repellency for non-woven applications.

PHOBOL®  

Additives for rain and stain management systems to enhance wash durability and performance.

PHOBOL® Extender SFB  

Reinforces repel effects and extends textile life cycle.

ZELAN R3

Fluorine-free durable water-repellant finish for a variety of fabrics, ideally for high-performance outdoor and outerwear fabrics.

Softening Agents

SAPAMINE®, TURPEX®

Full range of standard softeners providing extremely soft handles with surface smoothness, low yellowing and improvement in physical properties in easy-care finishes.

DICRYLAN®, ULTRATEX®

Silicone softeners used to provide a distinct softening and resilient resistant effect on all fabrics. Mainly used as an additive in easy care finishes. Typically have an extremely smooth and specific soft handle with durability to washing which can also improve the sharp recovery of knits and wovens.

Sun Protection

UV-SUN®

Range of technologies that ensure garments will protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays (UVA and UVB) and provide the consumer with much needed peace of mind. Garments treated with UV-SUN® qualify for High IQ® Sun Protection labeling.


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