Textiles


Anker, Devan & Shark Solutions develop world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet with recycled PVB based binder

© courtesy of Anker Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. Inspired by the knowledge and the needs of the aviation market, Anker motivated to achieve this new goal together. The PVB binder reuses laminated glass, from windshields and architectural/building glass, that otherwise would go to landfill.

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

Page 1 of Archroma’s ‘<a href="https://mailchi.mp/archroma/trendingnowneutrals">Top 10 Neutral Colors Trending Now</u>’ showing a strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its quarterly trends in the orders of its color standards and recipes seems to indicate a growing fondness among consumers for earth tones.

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

Devan ChemicalsBelgian textile innovator Devan Chemicals was lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology, known under its trade name as BI-OME®. The non-leaching attributes of the technology coupled with its ability to reduce microbial mutation make it a potential candidate for textiles where durability and safe human contact are highly valued.

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software 

Shima Seiki’s new SDS-ONE APEX design software now features the 4,320 color references of Archroma’s Color Atlas library.
(Photo: Shima Seiki)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the 4,320 color references of its Color Atlas library have been selected by Shima Seiki and integrated into their ‘SDS-ONE APEX’ series of software for the design, planning and virtual sampling of textile and apparel.

Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses after intense washing

Devan ChemicalsWith autumn coming, virologists warn for combined combinations of flue and COVID-19. Reason more to investigate how versatile and wide-ranging your virus reducing chemistry is.

Tests confirm new long-lasting surface coating for public spaces proven to kill COVID-19

A new durable anti-viral surface treatment from AFFIX labs has been scientifically proven to last for months on surfaces such as restaurant tables, school furniture and other public spaces while effectively killing the COVID-19 pathogen upon contact. Si-Quat by AFFIX Labs can be implemented onto any surface.
(Photo © 2020 by AFFIX Labs)Leading chemical binding expert AFFIX Labs has harnessed its global experience in disease prevention to create the first long-lasting surface treatment proven to kill the coronavirus (COVID-19). Now available in Europe and the UAE and launching in new global markets, the surface treatment, known as Si-Quat, combines a safe and well-established disinfectant with the lab’s proprietary chemical binding technique.

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