Leader in low pressure plasma technology, Europlasma showcased Nanofics, its durable water repellent (DWR) nanocoating technology for technical textiles at Techtextil India 2015. Nanofics technology is used manufacturers of filtration products, functional textiles, medical devices, and consumer electronics. Nanofics DWR is highly water and oil repellent, and has been derived from the Nanofics 110 coating. They do not contain the harmful PFC’s (Perfluorinated compounds), which is normally used for water-repellent finishing. These coatings can be applied to the fabrics or to finished-products directly, like shoes, garments or accessories.
1kg of Nanofics DWR used is said to save the world from 5kg of traditional wet chemicals, more than 115kg of waste water, and almost 80kg of CO2.