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Textile and Nonwoven


Fabrics that are softer, stronger, more colorfast and more wrinkle-resistant. Manufacturing processes that are more efficient and more productive. Momentive’s worldwide presence and extensive experience in the textile industry have led to a string of innovative, cost-effective solutions for our customers.

Our long collaboration has also ensured that we're uniquely prepared to develop the next silicone application for an always-evolving industry. 

Our solutions enable superior spreading and wetting, foam control, and softening and conditioning. They include: 

  • Cost-effective softeners that deliver superior smoothness, less wrinkling and stronger tear strength
  • Foam-control agents that increase efficiency and productivity during the manufacturing process while improving the quality of the treated fabric
  • Hydrophilic finishes for polypropylene, polyethylene and polyester nonwoven substrates 
  • Silicone copolymers and thermally activated catalysts that are excellent candidates to consider for use in the mechanically froth foam process and PU leather

From future-focused custom solutions to technologies that provide answers today, discover products that help improve textiles from the factory to the final fabric.

Please contact us for more details on products.
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