Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / New developments for work gloves
New developments for work gloves
24
May '11
Protective gloves are used every day for a great many activities in a variety of industries. They can be found everywhere from the cleanroom to the testing laboratory, the foodstuffs industry to the chemical industry, and even at the hair dresser's. At the TechTextil 2011 international trade fair from May 24 – 26 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Bayer MaterialScience is presenting Impranil brand polyurethane (PU) dispersions that can be used to coat the textile substrate of lined gloves quickly and easily. Protective gloves made with these products are free of plasticizers and allergenic proteins. They are also tough, abrasion-resistant and very comfortable to wear.

“The grippiness of the glove surface can be precisely adjusted – from sticky to dry and flexible – by the choice of the PU dispersion and the formulation,” says Rolf Irnich, a textile coatings specialist at Bayer MaterialScience. This also applies to fabric-free disposable gloves, which can also be manufactured from PU dispersions. Gloves based on Impranil XP 2772 are very resistant to alcohol-based cleaning agents and solvents.

Gloves based on PU dispersions can be produced on conventional molds in dip processes. “The temperatures required here are not as high as those needed to produce gloves made of conventional materials such as latex and nitrile,” adds Irnich.

If the production process is based on a textile glove, the glove is first dipped into a coagulating agent and then dried for roughly three minutes at 100 °C. It is then dipped in a waterborne PU paste, dried for five minutes, soaked for ten minutes at room temperature, dried again at temperatures up to 100 °C and voilà, the protective, odor-free and resilient coating is finished.

Bayer MaterialScience


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2017

UK fashion exports £10.7 bn in 2016; highest till now

Exports of British fashion goods rose to £10.7 billion in 2016, the...

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2017

BFC announces partnership with Chinese firm JD.com

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has forged a new partnership...

Textiles | On 21st Sep 2017

Indonesia’s textile exports may reach $15 billion by 2019

Indonesia’s textile-related exports are projected to reach $15...

Interviews View All

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

September 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search