Technical Textiles

Surface Modification for Technical Textiles

Michelman helps improve the performance and functional behavior of technical textiles in applications including construction, ballistic, medical & hygiene, automotive, filtration media, pre-preg, and consumer products.

Our proven expertise in formulating surface treatments, including sizings, binders, and film formers, strengthened by our understanding of end-use applications, provides technical textile manufacturers a  set of solutions offering various functionalities that can be applied at the fiber level or as an overtreatment to the textile.

Achieve advanced form and function through fiber surface optimization with our Unyte™ brand of water-based emulsions. These solutions enhance textile products' performance by improving adhesion, binding, processability, and heat resistance.

 
Product Name
Form Type
Emulsifier Charge
adhesion
binding
block resistance
water resistance
Unyte® Bind 210Specialty DispersionN/A
Unyte® Bind 220Specialty DispersionN/A
Unyte® Glide 310EmulsionAnionic
Unyte® Grip 110Specialty DispersionAnionic / Nonionic
Unyte® Grip 130EmulsionAnionic / Nonionic
Unyte® Resist 711Anionic / Nonionic
Unyte® Slip 530EmulsionNonionic

Why Technical Textile Manufacturers Partner with Michelman

We are well known globally for our emulsification and polymer dispersion technologies and have become the world’s leader in the development of fiber-sizing solutions. Our expertise in formulating surface treatments, strengthened by our understanding of end-use applications, provides technical textile manufacturers a robust set of solutions and capabilities.

Applications

Nonwovens

Nonwovens

We offer binders used in the processing of nonwoven rolled goods manufactured from materials including polypropylene, polyester, nylon and glass.