The Americhem Advantage in Textiles
Americhem offers a full range of functional additives to deliver customer desired attributes. Whether it is flame retardancy, UV resistance, or odor protection via antimicrobials, we have the ability to deliver. With our globalized Fiber Design Centers in Dalton, GA, Suzhou, China, Manchester, UK, and Pune, India, our customers can view colors in spunbond fabric, reducing the cycle time associated with product development. We also have Process Simulation machines such as Spunbond pilot lines and high-speed take-up lines for continuous filament capabilities.
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Trend Alert: Smart Textiles are on the Rise
Smart textiles are a growing trend in the industry with leading technology being developed such as moisture wicking fabrics, heat sensitive fabrics, and other adaptive materials. Americhem’s expertise in new product development as well as having such a large R&D team that is committed to making all customers’ products successful, has allowed for endless possibilities in this market segment of Smart Textiles. The time and dedication needed in these projects to ensure optimum performance would not be achieved without an innovation driven R&D team.
Exceptional Quality & Service
Our additive masterbatches are customized for each polymer, process, and end use application, but Americhem does have standard product lines that are specific to the textile industry such as:
Microorganisms are found everywhere in nature. Antibacterial products using Americhem’s nShield® antimicrobial additives restrain microorganisms from growing, enhance freshness and hygiene, and are one of the ways that you can add value to your end product. nShield® antimicrobial additive masterbatches are ideal for use in a wide range of synthetic fibers applications, including textiles, nonwovens and synthetic turf, and a variety of plastics applications.
nDuramax® UV Stabilizers
Designed to extend the life of your products, nDuramax®, Americhem’s family of breakthrough UV stabilizing masterbatches, blocks harmful effects of natural light in synthetic fibers and packaging applications.
Other Additives Offered
Flame Retardants, Colors, Black & White