Huntsman Textile Effects Highlights Eco-friendly Offerings


Sustainable, high performance and non-fluorinated durable water repellent finishes on display

Huntsman Textile Effects brought its breakthrough disperse dyes and inks, comprehensive range of durable water repellents and deep technical expertise to Techtextil 2019.

“As a leading provider of high-quality dyes and textile chemicals, we are excited to showcase our solutions that deliver on performance and sustainability in equal measure,” says Oliver Gerlach, global marketing manager for Process Chemicals at Huntsman Textile Effects. “We have been at the forefront developing non-fluorinated durable water repellents, robust washfast dyes for polyester and pioneered the digital printing market from its earliest days two decades ago.”

Following the expansion of the long-term alliance between Huntsman and Chemours, an extended range of offerings around Phobotex and Zelan for sustainable, high performance and non-fluorinated durable water repellent finishes.

Disperse ink ranges featured at Techtextil include:
  • Teratop XKS HL disperse inks. Ideal for automotive digital printing and outdoor end-uses, these inks deliver excellent light fastness and superior printing performance on Kyocera print heads. Teratop XKS HL is the only ink range that meets the automotive industry’s light-fastness standards.
  • Terasil TS water-based sublimation inks. Ideal for waterless paper transfer printing, and designed for Piezo Epson DX print heads, these inks deliver high color density and superior printing performance for sportswear, apparel, flags and banners.
  • Terasil W/WW dyes. Robust and high performance washfast dye range for polyester. The range achieves right-first-time performance and is bluesign® approved and suitable for Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex certified textile products.