Green Printing Solution introduces Elkem’s Anti-Slip Textile Coating Silicones
15 January 2022: Silicones have the unique ability to provide a mild-adhesiveness for some applications that need to exhibit anti-slip and release properties at the same time. Fashion designers and manufacturers of clothing and sportswear globally work with textiles and leather to create comfortable, convenient, durable and aesthetic products to meet changing fashion trends. So, during the Screen Print India expo held in December in New Delhi, Noida based Green Printing Solution, had introduced BLUESIL TCS (Textile Coating Silicones) bi-components for apparel applications. BLUESIL TCS is a high-grip properties of silicones manufactured by Norway based Elkem Silicones.
Silicones are an environmentally friendly high-performance option for textile printing inks. The Bluesil TCS screen printable silicones provide a tool box to develop a print effect. “It is a printable ink and an anti slip silicone coating that contain no solvent, PVC or phthalates. The silicone ink is skin friendly and comfortable, ideal for sportswear, durable for logos and labels, makes intimate wear stay n place comfortably and above all it is customisable and easy to take care of, ironable and washable too,” says Pradeep Aggarwal, Managing Director of Green Printing Solution who is the authorised distributor for Elkem’s Silicone products.
Elkem Silicones has developed a wide range of silicone anti-slip applications for removable stickers, sports and working gloves, fashion accessories and medical devices, etc. According to the company, there is an increasing demand for technical fibers and textiles in a very wide range of areas, from consumer goods to specialist applications. Bluesil TCS coatings and seam sealers can also be used in Air Bags as it delivers the durable compatibility with nylon and polyester textile substrates. Bluesil Textile Coating Silicones are also used to create performance fabrics for high-end products such as furniture, automobile interiors and medical equipment.