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Speed up your dyeing process

The market for polyester is exploding. Polyester fibers and it’s blends are dominating in the global textile market. Time to optimize the dyeing process while delivering top-shelf quality!

New Washer Listed for AATCC Testing

AATCC recently added the new SDL Atlas Vortex M6 Washing Machine to the list of machines meeting the parameters for home laundering in the M6 Monograph.

Advanced Sustainable Water Repellency

With more textile producers and brands now pursuing sustainable finishing solutions, Archroma is seeing growing interest in its distinctive micro-encapsulated fluorine-free technology for outdoor clothing. Technical comparisons validate SmartRepel® Hydro’s capability to combine nature friendlier excellent water repellency with extremely high washing resistance for a long-lasting weatherproof finish.

ISO 105B02 Now a Performance-Based Standard

The ISO TC38 technical committee on textiles recently approved an important revision of ISO 105B02 (Colour Fastness to Artificial Light: Xenon ArcFading Lamp Test) to make it a true, performance-based standard.