Finishing finesse

February 19th, 2016

Coating and laminating treatments enhance fabric performance in important – and multiple – ways. Although researchers are making progress in fiber technology that imparts performance capabilities into the fabric, inherent qualities in fibers are not necessarily a replacement for coating treatments—or competition for coaters. Alexium International is actively in the coating products business in about […]

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Emerald Specialty Polymers introduces Nychem emulsion

August 17th, 2015

Emerald Specialty Polymers, a business group of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Emerald Performance Materials, has introduced Nychem™ 1561X604, a nitrile latex emulsion designed to improve tensile strength, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance and other performance characteristics in textile coating, paper saturation and gasket applications. This product is designed to improve upon the performance of previous generation polymers, […]

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