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Covestro offers innovations in polyurethane dispersions

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May '19
Pic: Covestro
Pic: Covestro
Waterborne Insqin technology, which eliminates dimethyl formamide from polyurethane fabric manufacturing process, solvent-free polyurethane dispersions with improved touch and feel, and dispersions enabling water-resistant and breathable textile coatings are a few innovations by German firm Covestro, according to Torsten Pohl, global head, textile coatings.

Other innovations include three polyurethane dispersions that are, to a significant extent, based on renewable raw materials and a dispersion that shows a bio-degradability rate of more than 50 per cent after 28 days, Pohl told Fibre2Fashion in an interview.

Covestro is one of the largest polymer companies manufacturing high-tech polymer materials and developing innovative solutions for products used in many fields. A Bayer spin off formed in 2015 and formerly called Bayer MaterialScience, the main segments served are automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, and electrical and electronics industries. (DS)

For the full interview, please click here.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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