Techtextil Focus | July 2019
Huntsman’s eco-friendly products
Huntsman Textile Effects bought out its innovative disperse dyes and inks, comprehensive range of durable water repellents and deep technical expertise to Techtextil 2019.
Following the expansion of the long-term alliance between Huntsman and Chemours, an extended range of offerings around Phobotex and Zelan for sustainable, high performance and non-fluorinated durable water repellent finishes was featured at Techtextil.
Disperse ink ranges
Teratop XKS HL disperse inks are suitable for automotive digital printing and outdoor end-uses. These inks are designed to deliver excellent light fastness and superior printing performance on Kyocera print heads.
Ideal for waterless paper transfer printing, and designed for Piezo Epson DX print heads, Terasil TS water-based sublimation inks are said to deliver high-colour density and superior printing performance for sportswear, apparel, flags and banners.
Terasil W/WW is a robust and high-performance washfast dye range for polyester. The range achieves right-first-time performance and is bluesign approved and suitable for Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex-certified textile products.
“Huntsman Textile Effects also has a unique body of knowledge and experience built up over decades in the industry,” the company says. “It shares its technical expertise and application knowledge with mills around the world to help them achieve greater productivity and efficiency. It also offers local technical support worldwide.”
Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than $9 billion. Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading provider of high-quality dyes, chemicals and digital inks to the textiles and related industries.