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Devan launches new antimicrobial brand line

BI-OME, Devan’s recently rebranded antimicrobial solution, has been launched with extra features.

30th November 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Ronse

Medical/Hygiene, Sports/​Outdoor

Devan Chemicals, a Belgian-headquartered provider of finishing technologies, has launched a new multifunctional antimicrobial brand line.

The brand line consists of the company’s well-known, but recently rebranded quat-silane antimicrobial solution, combined with extra features. “This enables textile manufacturers to apply multiple functionalities via one single treatment,” the company explains.

BI-OME, Devan’s recently rebranded antimicrobial solution, has been launched with extra features. The company has combined its antimicrobial technology with other functional finishes in its product range and now offers a variety of combinations:

  • BI-OME Quick dry combines the antimicrobial properties (for odour control) with advanced moisture management properties to promote efficient and faster evaporation to aid cooling and comfort.
  • BI-OME Stretch combines the antimicrobial solution with stretch recovery properties for better fit.
  • BI-OME AV is said to have an antiviral activity in addition to its antimicrobial properties.

BI-OME, the antimicrobial solution without any extra features, remains available. BI-OME is fully BPR and EPA compliant, Oeko-Tex and bluesign registered and is applicable for apparel, home textiles, bedding, transport and mobility applications.

Devan Chemicals is a provider of speciality chemicals, headquartered in Belgium and with offices in the UK, Portugal and the USA. The company was founded in 1977 and has a strong focus on innovation, R&D and sustainability.

The company created the BI-OME product range more than 25 years ago. “Thanks to the combination of a cross-border support package and unique product excellence, Devan’s antimicrobial technology is widely chosen across the globe,” the company reports.

Devan is a leading innovator in the fields of protection (flame retardants), performance (odour control technology and others), thermoregulation (PCM technologies), health and wellness (microencapsulated technologies), and fibres and yarns (functional masterbatch technologies).

www.bi-ome.technology

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