Home    Resource Store    Past Issues    Buyers' Guide    Career Center    Subscriptions    Advertising    E-Newsletter    Contact

http://www.textileworld.com/partners/Sr_Sales_Representative_Bolger_and_OHearn_Inc?override_sig=6d134c277189eb53ad63648042f76d28&override_token=b65bbcb705ed6642a8800553cd8f0acf
http://www.LookChina.com
http://www.expoproduccion.mx/Content/Exhibitors/24/
http://www.allstatestextile.com
http://www.textileservicesonline.com
http://www.textileworld.com/forms/newsletter.html
Textile World Photo Galleries
September/October 2014 Sept/Oct 2014

View Issue  |

Subscribe Now  |

Events

Advanced Nonwovens Training Course
10/28/2014 - 10/30/2014

JEC Americas Composites Conferences
10/28/2014 - 10/29/2014

73rd ICAC Plenary Meeting
11/02/2014 - 11/07/2014

- more events -

- submit your event -

Printer Friendly
Full Site
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

Copolyester Film Replaces PVC In Incontinence Pads

Summit, N.J.-based Precision Custom Coatings LLC has introduced a new barrier film that contains a proprietary grade of Ticona Riteflex® copolyester elastomer for use in reusable incontinence pads for nursing homes. The new barrier film replaces the traditional polyvinyl chloride barrier layer.

According to Ticona, a business division of Germany-based Celanese AG, pads made with the new film barrier are 25 percent lighter and up to 20 percent thinner, allowing more pads to be washed at one time. In addition, Riteflex copolyester films contain no plasticizer, so the pads retain their suppleness through multiple washing cycles.

June 2004




Advertisement