Surface Modification for Technical Textiles

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Michelman Expands Surface Modification Solutions For Technical Textiles

CINCINNATI, OH (November 18, 2021) – Michelman now helps improve the performance and functional behavior of technical textiles in applications including construction, ballistic, medical and hygiene, automotive, filtration media, pre-preg, and consumer products.

Unyte® is Michelman’s versatile family of water-based technologies that help achieve advanced form and function in both woven and nonwoven materials used in the design of technical textiles and pre-preg fabrics. These solutions enhance textile products' performance by improving adhesion, binding, slip, processability, and chemical & heat resistance.

Explains Jared Stonecash, Global Marketing Manager for Fibers & Composites, “Our proven expertise in formulating water-based surface treatments, including sizing, binders, and film formers, strengthened by our understanding of end-use applications, provides technical textile manufacturers a set of sustainable solutions offering various functionalities that can be applied at the fiber level or as an overtreatment to the textile.”