Arkema showcases more sustainable solutions for textile and nonwovens at Techtextil 2022

Arkema, a leader in speciality materials and expert in waterborne binders and additives for textile and nonwovens, is featuring a wide range of products offering a balance of performance, processability and more sustainable technologies at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, Hall 11.0, Booth D54, from June 21 to 24, 2022.

“Arkema is always looking for new ways to help our customers improve the sustainability and performance of their textile and nonwoven products” Patricia Beurdeley, Global Market Manager for textile, nonwovens and leather, Arkema Coating Resins, explained. “We look forward to meeting and discussing industry-wide initiatives, as well as showcasing new innovations, at this year’s Techtextil.”

The company will showcase a deep portfolio of ENCOR® acrylic, thermoplastic, self-crosslinking and thermoset polymers, for use in printing and finishing processes for textile, consolidation and finishing for nonwovens and fibreglass.

Offerings include next-generation formaldehyde formaldehyde-free1 binders such as:

 ENCOR® 1230S acrylic copolymer, which imparts a medium-soft hand, excellent washing and dry cleaning resistance when used in textile coatings and the preparation of pigment printing pastes.

 ENCOR® 1219 acrylic copolymer, which is well suited for foam applications in the textile and nonwoven industries. Because of its functionalisation, ENCOR® 1219 copolymer shows a good compromise between self-crosslinking and thermoplastic properties, with a good adhesion on both natural and synthetic fibres.

The range of formaldehyde free1 polymers can help product formulators meet sustainable requirements. Arkema can work with companies to help them meet specific industry needs concerning food contact and address specific requests, such as GOTS, OEKO-TEX and more. Alongside these products, Arkema also offers a full range of VISCODIS™ additives for textile and nonwovens.

More information will be available in the booth (hall 11.0, booth D54), both from Arkema experts and brand new brochures outlining the company’s full range of binders and additives.

Arkema’s broad range of Bostik adhesive solutions for these technologies will also be showcased.

To learn more about the many different solutions available, visit booth D54 in Hall 11.0 at Techtextil or contact a member of our team. For additional information about Arkema’s offerings for these markets, visit:

ENCOR® is a registered trademark of Arkema. VISCODIS™ is a trademark of Arkema.

1 Product designed without formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers. During normal conditions of use, these binders do not generate formaldehyde.

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