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Polyurethane synthetics with low environmental impact

Polymer producer Covestro has developed its water-based Insqin technology to create a sustainable, efficient and permanent polyurethane coating for textiles and to produce high-quality synthetic materials, especially for car interiors.

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3D coating technology for interior textile surfaces

An additive manufacturing technology for textile surface finishing is now being offered for automotive textile interior applications.

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Bio-based raw materials to meet sustainability demand

Covestro, a supplier of polyurethane dispersions for the global textile coating industry, is continuing to develop its Insqin waterborne polyurethane technology for the technical textiles sector, including automotive interiors.

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Sustainable coating techniques for transport textiles

The 8th European Coating Congress, organised by the University College Ghent, Belgium, took place in September with 250 participants. The emphasis was on novel and modified environmentally sustainable coating techniques applicable also to transport textiles, such as upholstery, interior coverings and floorcoverings for car, rail and aircraft interiors.

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Innovations in finishing of transportation textiles

The International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating held last month in Cannes, France, with more than 100 participants, presented a range of new, sustainable and improved finishing techniques suitable for transport textiles.

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Coating makes seat covers stain-resistant and antimicrobial

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has developed a coating for fabrics that keeps automotive seats clean and hygienic. The coating repels dirt and liquid, and protects passengers from microbes and static.

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