Deliver To:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Amer.Virgin Is.
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, Saba
  • Bosnia-Herz.
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • Brit.Ind.Oc.Ter
  • Brit.Virgin Is.
  • Brunei Daruss.
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • C. African Rep.
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Christmas Islnd
  • Coconut Islands
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Dem. Rep. Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Rep.
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guin
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islnds
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Frenc.Polynesia
  • French Guiana
  • French S.Territ
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greater China (Chinese Mainland)
  • Greater China (Hong Kong SAR)
  • Greater China (Macau SAR)
  • Greater China (Taiwan)
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Heard McDon.Isl
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islnds
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Minor Outl.Isl.
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • N.Mariana Islnd
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Pap. New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russian Fed.
  • Rwanda
  • S. Sandwich Ins
  • S.Tome,Principe
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Kitts&Nevis
  • St. Vincent
  • St.Pier,Miquel.
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad,Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turksh Caicosin
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Utd.Arab Emir.
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis,Futuna
  • West Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Textile Processing and Finishing

Dow offers versatile solutions to help textile manufacturers achieve greater productivity and efficiency.

Brightly colored fabrics enabled by silicone solutions for sustainable textile production

Textile Processing and Finishing

Dow offers versatile solutions to help textile manufacturers achieve greater productivity and efficiency.

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Enabling performance at every stage

From fiber to apparel, Dow's products can make a positive impact on all stages of textile processing and finishing.

Dow's versatile portfolio includes specialty surfactants, amines, solvents, and other processing aids which will help enhance your process from improved penetration and fastness to optimized operating economics.

Applications

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Water Repellency

Used in combination with crosslinkers and extenders, Durable Water Repellent Silicone Emulsions can help target variable levels of durability and hand-feel. 

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Fabric Finishing

DOWSIL™ and XIAMETER™ Silicone Polymers and Emulsions make fabrics more comfortable and more desirable to touch, purchase and wear thanks to their softening capabilities.

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Dyeing and Printing

Dow solutions for dyeing and printing can enhance efficiency and performance in the textile industry. These solutions are important for dye dispersion, leveling, emulsification and wetting. They are also used to improve color fastness and to pre-treat cotton material for more sustainable production.

 

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Foam Control

Dow offers various foam control agents under the DOWSIL™, DOWFAX™, TERGITOL™ and  XIAMETER™ brands. They enable textile manufacturers to operate their pretreatment and finishing steps productively and are suitable for every textile processing use.

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Pre-treatment and Processing

The textile pretreatment process can help eliminate impurities while improving whiteness and feel of the fabric. Dow's product portfolio can help textile processers go beyond simple coating, waterproofing and softening to achieve the perfect combination of comfort, performance and style.

Featured Products

DOWSIL™ IE-8749 Emulsion

You can achieve durable water repellent finish for fashion and technical textiles with DOWSIL™ IE-8749 Emulsion – a proven silicone-based technology that offers greater control, compatibility, exceptional durability and more.

ECOFAST™ Pure

By reducing the water, chemicals, dye and energy required to color cotton textiles, ECOFAST™ Pure award-winning technology can help brands meet sustainability targets while also addressing climate change, water pollution and water scarcity.

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