Connect your textiles to a durable and sustainable future

29 March 2017
Whether you are a professional in the field of athletics apparel, athletics footwear, lifestyle apparel, lifestyle footwear, luxury fashion, or workwear that protects workers from head to toe …  you understand that safety always comes first. Preferably this safety is wrapped in a stylish, strong and sustainable package: flame-retardant, solvent- and emission- free. The same goes for professionals in home furnishing. You want the guarantee that your clients can enjoy fine interior design safely and for a long period, without putting a strain on the environment. 

Better, stronger, safer and sustainable 
For many years, Stahl pushes the envelope regarding future-driven technologies and more sustainable chemistry. We are constantly focusing on developing innovations that offer our people, partners, the industry and the environment as a whole the best solutions. Solutions that are as durable and safe as they are sustainable. 

Flame retardant, at home, at work and during play 
Stahl’s water-based flame-retardancy technology is designed to meet all these essential requirements. They fulfill their safeguard-duty by slowing the rate of fires and decreasing its burn and smoke generation. Optimal safety without harming the environment. Our complete range of flame-retardant building blocks offer you top-notch performance that meet the most stringent of demands. From coatings, finishes and additives, to polymer dispersions, thickeners, repellents and auxiliaries; Stahl’s flame retardants are deemed safe for continued use and are therefore used in a broad variety of industries, including the ever-changing worlds of apparel, footwear and home interior. 

A solution for all textiles, for every use  
Textiles for apparel, footwear and home interior can get a strong, sustainable boost with Stahl’s next generation of polyurethane-coatings. The technology that is offered in our STAHL EVO range, gives you the excellent performance leading brands require, while entirely excluding the use of hazardous substances that can be harmful to health and the environment. STAHL EVO enables you to produce your coated textiles in a more cost-effective, more sustainable, healthier way in line with the latest trends. Take for instance the 100% water-based STAHL EVO topcoat and the DMF(A)-free STAHL EVO base that is a more sustainable alternative for the usual DMF(A) coagulation process. For interior textiles especially, the water-based, VOC-free STAHL EVO Permutex® PP mild Pigment series assures excellent color fastness and high color reproducibility while contributing to the air quality indoors. 

A diverse product range 
Stahl’s portfolio in strong, sustainable solutions for textiles for apparel, footwear and home interior pinpoints our knowledge, experience and ambition in helping you creating textiles that take strength, style and sustainability a much desired step forward towards a better, cleaner future:
  • Flame retardant additives
  • Flame retardant coatings and finishes
  • Polyurethane coatings and finishes
  • Polyurethane dispersions
  • RU flame retardant aliphatic polyester/polycarbonate-based
  • 100% water-based finishes, crosslinkers, additives
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