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Durable water repellent for polyester

Partners combining extensive chemical expertise with textile technology know-how for new range.

28th November 2023

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Ronse, Belgium

Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable

Pulcra Chemicals and its subsidiary Devan Chemicals are launching Devan Repel as a a new range of water repellency fabric treatments.

The first product in the range, Devan Repel One, is a durable water repellent for polyester and blends said to provide high water repellency performance with the versatility to be applied to a wide range of materials, with especially good results on polyester and its blends. It is also free from perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) and isocyanates, as well as being long lasting.

Durability and long-lasting performance can be further boosted with the new Devan Extender Gen3, which is free of Isocyanate, Butanone-oxime and 2-dimethylpyrazole.

“This collaboration underscores our shared commitment to delivering value to our customers,” said Thomas Bremer, global head of the textile business at Pulcra and managing director of Devan. “By combining Pulcra’s extensive chemical expertise with Devan’s textile technology know-how, we are excited to bring a new high performing and cost-effective product to the market.”



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