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March 2, 2021

Huntsman and Sciessent team on stay-fresh textiles

By Beth Wright

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has partnered with antimicrobial and odour absorption specialist Sciessent to help mills and brands deliver active apparel with long-lasting protection against microbial growth and odour. 

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The move means Huntsman now offers a complete end-to-end system for protection effects and will see the firm become the exclusive distribution partner of Sciessent’s Agion Antimicrobial, Lava XL anti-odour solution, and dual-action Active XL.

“As partners, our joint goal is to offer the highest level of protection for textiles so that they stay fresher for longer,” said Rohit Aggarwal, president of Huntsman Textile Effects.

The Sciessent solutions are easily integrated into the finishing process and can be combined with a range of other finishes, including Huntsman Textile Effects’ durable water repellents and comfort systems.

The company’s Agion Antimicrobial is designed with smart-release technology that releases its active antimicrobial agents only when needed. It can be built-in or applied via padding, exhaust or package yarn to any textile alongside other functional finishes, dyes, inks and pre-treatments. 

Sciessent Lava XL, meanwhile, is a non-bioactive odour-control solution for sportswear and athleisure wear. Instead of capturing odours and releasing them during laundering, its triple-action technology utilises zeolite minerals with a large surface area to capture, absorb and degrade odours as they pass through the fabric.

Sciessent Agion Active XL combines the advanced dual technologies of Agion Antimicrobial and Lava XL to fight odour-causing bacteria on the garment, while the odour-control solution captures odour generated by sweat on the skin. The result is that garments smell fresher for longer and sustain a high level of performance for more wears, the companies say.

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