Textiles and leather

Textiles and leather are used for both fashionable clothes and interior decorating, such as carpets and furniture. Yet textiles and leather are not just used in the home, but also in cars, aeroplanes and in industry. Phosphates from Budenheim are used in producing these materials as processing agents, and in the final materials as flame retardants.

Synthetic fibres

Two natural fibres that have been chemically enhanced are viscose and acetate. Materials from synthetic fibres such as polyester, polyacrylic and spandex also play an … more

Natural fibres and leather

Plant and animal fibres such as cotton, wool, silk and leather have always been the basis for our clothing, and still are today. Yet their usages in daily life do not … more