Clariant Opens Carpet Center, Presents Advanced Denim
Specialty chemicals provider Clariant International Ltd., Switzerland, has opened the Clariant
Global Carpet Center in Brussels. The center holds an application laboratory, rotary and jet
printing machinery, steamers, a gum applicator, various exhaust dyeing machines, foam application,
a continuous dryer, testing equipment, and a customer showroom with more than 300 carpet samples.
The center also offers training and conducts new products trials and demonstrations.
Clariant also has launched its Advanced Denim concept, featuring two enriched sulfur dyes: Diresul Indinavy RDT-B liq for deep, fast blue shades; and Diresul Indiblack RDT-2R liq for black, grey and blue effects. The company reports Advanced Denim offers repetitive-washfastness, good rubbing fastness and an easy application process. Dyeing is water-, time- and energy-efficient; and the denim meets Global Organic Textile Standard requirements.