Textile Coatings

Textile coatings are used in a variety of applications to impart single or multi-functional properties to achieve the strictest industry performance standards in technical, transportation, performance apparel and home furnishing fabric products. By collaborating with customers, fully formulated coatings solutions can be developed that meet challenging performance requirements and help formulators and manufacturers develop differentiated, customer-specific products for multiple markets.

Lubrizol has a portfolio of off-the-shelf formulated solutions for textile and fabric coatings, but our strength lies in the relationships we form with customers to truly know their requirements. With that knowledge, our textile coating experts develop and test unique solutions that will deliver the appropriate mix of performance and aesthetic characteristics in water-borne flame retardant coatings, water repellent coatings and more.

Our formulations enable customers to enter new, higher value markets or obtain improvements in production efficiency. Our product quality and consistency provide the confidence to promote fabrics in dynamic markets, with functionality such as high MVTR or breathability that delivers a competitive edge. Lubrizol global R&D and application teams have developed an array of options, including products that are formaldehyde-, antimony- or halogen-free, meaning these ingredients are not intentionally added during the manufacturing process. Our formulated water-borne products include an excellent choice of environmentally conscious options compared to similar solvent-borne technologies.

Working together, we can tailor a solution that meets unique operational and product requirements, such as:

Typical Applications

Lubrizol textile coating formulated solutions are used in a variety of textile coating applications, such as technical, transportation, performance apparel and home furnishing fabric.

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