Strength & Flexibility

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PARTNER WITH ARCHROMA’S SPECIAL AGENTS
Our dispersions have been known and valued by customers for many years, whether in coating, spraying, foaming, lamination or impregnation.

With today’s ecological challenges in focus, our products are water-based and solvent-free*, covering a variety of base polymers and different effects. Ranging from soft to hard, from elastic to rigid, from hydrophilic to hydrophobic, impermeable to breathable, they allow tailor-made solutions for customer-specific requirements.

Our most newly developed range, the Appretan® E polymer series, is a range of ultra low formaldehyde polymer dispersions for the production of textiles that are expected to comply with the limit values of formaldehyde as defined by Oeko-Tex®2 Standard 100. Appretan® E polymer dispersions are self-crosslinking to achieve a high level of performance in technical applications.

* below limits of detection

® 2: Registered trade mark of Forschungsinstitut Hohenstein Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mecheels GmbH & CoKG

Appretan® E
Ultra low formaldehyde self-crosslinking polymer dispersions.

WETTING AGENTS

Hostapal®
Efficient wetting agent with non-rewetting properties (polyglycol ether derivates).

Fluowet®
Wetting agent for fluorocarbons with non-rewetting properties (fatty alcohol ethoxylate).

THICKENERS

Appretan® thickener
Fully to partially neutralized inverse thickening agents. Water based neutralizable thickener also available in range.

SPECIAL CROSSLINKERS

Arkophob®
Formaldehyde-free* crosslinking agent, for OH-/COOH- containing polymers (hydroxylated zirconium-based crosslinker).

FOAMING AGENTS

Hostapur®
Efficient foaming and wetting agent (alkane sulfonates).

Genaminox®
Amphotheric foaming and wetting agent (alkyl dimethyl amineoxide).

ANTI-FOAMING AGENTS

Antimussol®
Silicone-based, processing-stable and economical antifoaming agents.

 

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