Textiles

Archroma

Vickers Laboratories Limited is the sole UK distributor for the Archroma Textile Division, formerly Clariant and BASF Textile Division and distributes Textile Specialities for pre-treatment, dyeing, printing and finishing of textiles.

As the sole Archroma distributor, Vickers Laboratories will be able to service the following markets with key products including apparel, home textiles, technical textiles, indoor and outdoor floor coverings and transportation fabrics.

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Learn more about our textiles and auxiliaries products

Pre-Treatment and Optical Brightening agents

The Pre-Treatment stage of textile processing is the foundation of a quality end product. The removal of lubricants, waxes and weaving auxiliaries is crucial to a successful and level dyeing.

Vickers offer a range of surfactants, sequestering agents and processing aids to achieve this even under the conditions where low liquor ratio machines are utilised.

Novel reduction bleaching techniques are also part of the portfolio. For the highest whites Vickers offer a range of optical brighteners for every fibre both tinted and untinted products are available.

Find out more by calling us on 0113 236 2811.

Pre-Treatment and Optical Brightening agents

Dyes and Pigments

Vickers Laboratories offer dyes and pigments for both aqueous and solvent systems.

The large range of colouration products that are on offer are designed to give the required level of fastness and comply with REACH Regulations. The range offered are suitable for apparel, furnishing, automotive and many other end uses.

Find out more about by calling us on 0113 236 2811.

Dyes and Pigments

Dye Bath Auxiliaries

A comprehensive range is offered to control the dyeing of a wide variety of fibres. These include acid donors, anionic and cationic levelling agents, products to improve both light and colour fastness.

Products are offered for both continuous and exhaust dyeing. Low odour carriers for polyester and fibre protective agents for wool and polyamide are part of the products Vickers Laboratories can provide.

Find out more by calling us on 0113 236 2811.

Dye Bath Auxiliaries

Finishing Chemicals

Vickers Laboratories offer an optimised range of finishing chemicals to satisfy ever more demanding end customer requirements. Fluorocarbons based on “C6” chemistry as well as Fluorine free water proofing products.

A large range of binders are offered to improve rub fastness or to modify the handle and drape of the finished fabric. Silicone and silicone free softening products as well as wax emulsions are available. We can also provide resin systems for stability on cellulosic substrates.

Find out more by calling us on 0113 236 2811.

Finishing Chemicals