Log in

Register Subscribe
The Home of Textile Innovation

MIDLAND - Materials science company Dow has announced a new generation of fluorocarbon-free water repellent finishes for fabrics based on silicone chemistry.

Dowsil IE-8749 Emulsion does not contain fluorocarbons or fluoroalkyls and, unlike many conventional finishes, does not need to be regularly heat treated to restore its water repellency performance.

Dow says studies conducted on a variety of textile substrates demonstrate improved fabric retention compared to standard silicone finishes – providing continued water repellency after multiple washes.

Why Subscribe?

T.EVO BACK ISSUE ARCHIVE
OTHER PUBLICATIONS FROM MCL GLOBAL

Weekly e-news bulletin

Latest news direct to your inbox

Interested in advertising?

Simply give us a call

Sales: +44 1977 708488

Or if you prefer email, click on the button below and we'll get back to you asap

 

Why Subscribe?

Looking beyond the cutting edge of textile innovation allows you to stay well ahead of the competition. That’s exactly what you get through a subscription to T.EVO – which delivers a refreshing new take on the rapid evolution of today’s dynamic textile sector.

Key T.EVO benefits:

You will learn about:

All this from MCL Global – the fastest growing international textile publisher – which can now offer today’s textile industry a unique preview of how today’s industry will look tomorrow.

In print, online and mobile device formats.