Researchers develop production-friendly protective treatments

February 13th, 2023

Researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have devised a way that could make virus-killing clothing a good fit for the production line. Typically, getting this kind of protective finish onto protective uniforms worn by soldiers, hospital workers, firefighters and first responders is a big challenge.  “We want to take the technology from the […]

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Global textile coatings market forecast

August 26th, 2021

According to a report by, the market for textile coatings is expected to grow at a CAGR of less than 4% during the forecast period of 2021 to 2026. Major factors driving the market studied are increasing standards for protective textiles. Thermoplastics have dominated the global textile coatings market due to their superior properties […]

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Archroma launches ultra-low VOC polymer coating

July 18th, 2019

With the goal of creating safer and more ecological products for the textile industry, specialty chemical manufacturer Archroma has launched a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane polymer coating technology, a recent release announced. The company says it has developed Lurapret N5396 & N5392 liq to provide textile manufacturers with an additional water-based option that delivers high performance […]

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