DyStar displaying innovations in dyes & chemicals at ITMA
At ITMA 2015, in hall 18, stand B 105, DyStar will be highlighting innovations which find applications in fashion, denim, outdoor, carpet, automotive, home textiles, technical textiles and digital printing.
“Since sustainability is a focus at ITMA, DyStar will present solutions to improve resource efficiency and reduce waste,” it said in a press release.
One of the resource optimisation solutions that will be launched is the new web based DyStar tool - Eliot, which facilitates product selection for best efficiency in the dyeing process.
Additionally, it will also unveil the new Levafix Eco range for exhaust and continuous dyeing of cellulosic, completely free of p-CA and other regularly controlled amines.
Another new product launch, are the Dianix XF2 disperse dyes with outstandingly high wet fastness.
DyStar will also showcase the recently launched Realan Black MF-PV for wool, which is based on a newly developed chromophore which is completely free of heavy metals.
Among new textile chemicals, visitors will be able to see PFC-free water repellent Evo Protect products that meet ZDHC MRSL requirements and ultra-low formaldehyde resins that fulfill new EU regulations.
For digital printing, DyStar will present a full solution package consisting of high quality inks and complementing auxiliaries for preparation and finishing.
DyStar will show Jettex inks based on all dye classes currently used in industrial digital textile printing, available for all printheads.
“The high quality inks provide market leading high strength, brilliancy and long lasting runability performance,” the company informed.
The digital printing team will showcase innovative Jettex inks based on novel chemistry, providing particular process advantages especially for fashion printers.
Furthermore, Zimmer and DyStar have jointly developed new ink jet solutions for furniture, curtain, terry towel and workwear textiles with extreme fastness properties.
“This development project will lead to completely new applications of inkjet technology,” the dyes and chemicals producer added.
Visitors from the automotive and home textile sectors will find a selection of Dianix Dyes with excellent light fastness performance.
“There will also be plenty of new ideas in the conventional printing area to unlock design opportunities in fashion and home,” DyStar observed.
DyStar will also be presenting its complete denim solution package with DyStar Indigo VAT 40 per cent solution, the cleanest indigo on the market.
These find applications in classic denim-blue; coatings for indigo based jeans for new blues; Lava products for colorful denim and fashionable wash effects; and a selection of pre-treatment and finishing auxiliaries.
With an eye to meet sustainability requirements DyStar´s denim team will present processes and technologies for saving, recovery and reuse of dyes, chemicals, water and energy. (AR)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India