Huntsman Textile Effects showcased its end-to-end suite of solutions for sports apparel to Performance Days Digital Fair, December 1-2, 2021. Huntsman introduced its latest addition to the third generation of its Avitera SE polyreactive dye range, Avitera Rose SE. Avitera Rose SE is designed to produce bluish-red shades, while reducing the water and energy required for production.
Huntsman also presented its eco-friendly solutions for full whites and shades on recycled polyester (rPET). Its rPET processing solutions include pre-treatment chemicals, whitening agents, wash fast dyes and finishing solutions. In partnership with Sciessent, Huntsman also showcased its antimicrobial and odor-control solutions, including Sciessent’s Agion Active X2 odor control solution and Sciessent’s NOBO, an odor adsorber for a variety of fabrics.
Other featured technologies included Teflon Eco Dry with Zelan R2 Plus, a sustainable water repellence with 30% renewably sourced plant-based raw materials, and Huntsman’s PHOBOL Extender UXN, which is free from butanone oxime and is designed to optimize water-repellent finishes.