WhitChem represents an extensive, world-wide network of suppliers and their product ranges which are continually changing with the rapidly developing Textiles sector
Some of our key suppliers and product ranges on offer include:
Covestro • Levaco • Nouryon • Tanatex
Covestro’s comprehensive portfolio of polyurethane binders for textile coating, provide functionality to materials used in outdoor wear, footwear uppers, garments, accessories, furniture and car upholstery. Their product ranges Impranil®, Imprafix® and Impraperm® bring remarkable appeal and comfort through an incredible combination of softness and durability. The waterborne coatings available lower impact on society and environment by enabling a more efficient textile manufacturing process and eliminate the need for solvents.
Levaco Lucraspin® spin finishes and auxiliaries for the man-made fibre industry and Lucrachem® polymeric antistatic agents.
Nouryon’s Levasil® colloidal silicas can be used as a key component in treatment formulations to help stabilize weave structure and improve seam slippage, as well as improve the dry hand and control fabric sheen.
Tanatex develop innovative textile processing solutions with many types of products used in pre-treatment, printing, coating and finishing of textiles. Their state-of-the-art wet processing products continue to develop with the trends and demands in today’s technical textiles and carpet processing industries whilst supporting classical techniques too.
As well as Tanatex's classical products, additional concepts and products in their specialist areas include:
Extreme whiteness - Blankophor®
Pre-treatment optical brightening agents
Multi-purpose - Tannex®
Auxiliaries based on clay technology for discontinuous applications
Pure Performance - Tanapur®
High elastic self-crosslinking polyurethane used to increase elasticity and wash-durability
Insect proof clothing - Bayprotect®
Permethrin based insect protection agent for outwear, sportswear, military applications on clothing and tents, curtains
Digital Printing - Tanajet® and Tanaprint®
A combination of conventional textile printing auxiliaries and the latest inkjet preparation products such as and thickeners and migration inhibitors to enhance digital textile print results
Cosmetic Finishes - Bayscent®, Tana®care, Tastex®
Microencapsulating scents, microencapsulating skincare products and multi-layer micellar skincare and thermo finishes
Odor control technology - Lava XL™
Used in bedding and clothing to combat body odors
Anti-microbials - Microban Silvershield® and Aegis®
Products proven to be a safe and effective way to eliminate odour-causing bacteria
A textile finish that uses the ability to reflect far infrared rays to improve the body’s balance
Specialist Technical Support
If you require more detailed information about our product range, please do not hesitate to contact our team.
For detailed product information please see the below brochures available from our principals:
Levaco - Fiber Chemicals
Nouryon - Aqueous Dispersions of Colloidal Silica
Pre-treatment and Printing:
Covestro - Textile Coatings