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 important role in clothing, lending it particular qualities. Modern production methods make it possible to give them specific properties and to use them in a great number of products.
They have long since been a vital part of everyday life and of industrial processes. From car seats to tents - an almost endless variety of goods are produced from synthetic fibres. In addition, there is an increasing trend to use fibre-reinforced synthetic materials in the automobile and aerospace industries.

Processing agents

In many production methods processing agents, are used. Usually they are not present in the finished product, but still play an important role in manufacturing by guaranteeing the quality of the end product.…  more

Flame protection

Our clothes made of modern textiles, our favourite sofa or other chairs upholstered with fabric or leather, in addition to carpets and soft furnishings in public buildings, aircraft and trains, are all equipped with flame protection. Budenheim phosphates are used as halogen-free flame retardants in high-quality natural or synthetic fibres, technical textiles or textile fibre-reinforced materials.…  more