Haglöfs to use Sciessent odor-fighting fabric treatment

July 18th, 2016

Odor-fighting coating developer Sciessent has entered a partnership with Swedish apparel and footwear company Haglöfs to supply its Lava odor-adsorbing technology for use in selected pieces of Haglöfs apparel range. Non-toxic and bluesign®-approved, Lava effectively traps odor-producing molecules produced by naturally occurring bacteria that live on skin as a result of sweating. The result is […]

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Sciessent expands bluesign partnership with CURB

May 6th, 2016

Sciessent, Wakefield, Mass.-based provider of antimicrobial and odor-absorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, has announced its partnership with bluesign® systems for the fluorocarbon-free durable water repellent CURB, which joins Sciessent’s odor-absorbing Lava technology among bluesign-approved products. According to the company, CURB provides enhanced, breathable protection from rain and moisture, delivering the same water-repellent […]

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Sciessent launches fluorocarbon-free CURB water repellent

March 4th, 2016

Antimicrobial and antiodor solutions developer Sciessent, based in Wakefield, Mass., has introduced CURB, a fluorocarbon-free durable water-repellent (DWR) fabric finish for outdoor active wear. Offering enhanced, breathable protection from rain and moisture, CURB delivers the same water repellency as existing technologies without the use of harmful fluorocarbons. Similar to other DWR treatments, CURB gives textiles […]

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Sciessent launches self-regenerating odor control agents

October 29th, 2015

Sciessent, provider of antimicrobial and odor-absorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, has released its next generation of odor-control products, Agion Active XL and Lava XL. While other odor-control technologies rely on laundering to regenerate their odor-fighting properties, Agion Active XL and Lava XL self-regenerate between launderings for longer-lasting odor control. Sciessent Lava XL, […]

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Biovation launches blood pressure cuff shield

April 13th, 2015

Technology-design firm Biovation of Boothbay, Maine, has launched the BioArmour Blood Pressure Cuff Shield (BPCS) featuring a multi-use barrier to mitigate the spread of hospital-acquired infections. The shield is the first in a suite of infection- and pathogen-control products from Biovation. The shield is a disposable antimicrobial hygienic barrier that attaches to a blood pressure […]

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