Durable colors, functional surfaces, high-speed treatment: plasma in textile manufacturing

Openair® Plasma pretreatment significantly improves the wettability of fibers and yarns, allowing even solvent-free dyes to bond well and durably. Surfaces can be provided with hydrophobic and dirt-repellent finishes. Openair® Plasma jets can keep pace with the tough demands of new high-performance spinning equipment.
  • Yarn finishing – durable, stable colorfastness thanks to physical surface modification.

    In fiber and yarn technology, the focus is on the first step of the textile production chain. Modern textiles demand durable, stable colorfastness while simultaneously reducing the use of solvents...
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  • Fabrics/technical nonwovens – material activation and functionalization with plasma treatment

    Plasma treatment hydrophilizes fabrics and technical nonwovens and facilitates wettability with water-based processing materials in subsequent steps, such as dyeing, printing, or textile finishing...
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  • Functionalized fabrics – added value with plasma coating

    Fabric can acquire entirely new material qualities by creating new functionalities, like self-cleaning finishes, bioactive surfaces, and flame-retardant properties, for example...
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Press publications

When the foil fails to stick - Plasma as troubleshooter in touch foil bonding

DICHT! (Nr. 3 [9]/2016)
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Electronics: Kaizen and plasma herald the future

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Hybrid Technology: Ultra-Strong and Media-Tight

KUNSTSTOFFE International (2016/6-7)
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