Water-based dispersions are used in textiles, clothing, non-wovens and technical textiles as a binder or coating to obtain properties such as dimensional stability, durability, wash resistance or as a handle modifier. Coating binders for labels, barrier coatings for paper, board and packaging serve the paper industry.
Brand & Performance Textile Specialties
Archroma’s Brand & Performance Textile Specialties Business provides special chemicals for pretreatment, dyeing, printing and finishing of textiles. Products enhance the properties of apparel and other textiles in applications such as fashion, home textiles and special technical textiles, including a wide range of synthetic dispersions under the brand name of Appretan®.
Applications: Handle modifier; lamination; non-wovens, wadding, interlining, mattress thicking, carpets, glass grid, glass wall covering, outdoor coatings, awnings, tents, backcoatings, upholstery, vertical blinds, blackouts, industrial filters, filters for automotive.
Packaging & Paper Specialties
Archroma’s Packaging & Paper Specialties Business provides expertise in the management of whiteness, coloration, special coatings and strength for all kind of papers. By combining our focused product range with the application services of our paper experts around the globe, we enhance both the optical and functional properties of paper.
Applications: Coating binders for labels, barrier coatings for paper, board and packaging.