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Arkema presents 'green' polymers for textile market at TECHTEXTIL
Jun '09
Arkema presents at TECHTEXTIL 2009 in Frankfurt from 16th to 18th of June, a preview of a new grade of Rilsan PA11 - its 100% bio-sourced technical polymer - designed for the fiber market. This new Rilsan PA11 grade is intended to produce « green » fibers that combine a unique set of performances: light weight, soft touch, and resistance to bacteria, wear and abrasion.

Arkema also presents its other “green” technical polymers: Platamid Rnew - the first 100% biobased hotmelt adhesive -, and Pebax Rnew, the first engineering thermoplastic elastomer made from renewable resources, these specific emulsions being used in various textile applications.The manufacture of these various products is part of Arkema's strategy to increase its use of renewable raw materials.

At least, OPM, the new Arkema's subsidiary specialized in PEKK polymers, introduces its OXPEKK Permetta, an innovative high performance

polymer adhesive films for high temperature textile adhesive applications.

Discover all these innovations on Arkema's stand - Hall 3- 1er niveau, Stand G78.


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