TEXTILE CHEMISTRY

The competitive textile market where Achitex Minerva Group has operated throughout its history demands product quality, customer service and a flair for innovation, and in response the Company is constantly engaged on research and development, with a particular focus on reducing the environmental impact of its processes.

Achitex Minerva Group textile sector includes a complete range of products for all phases of the fabric finishing process, from spinning to printing.
•    Primary and secondary spinning products
•    Sizing products
•    Preparation, dying and finishing auxiliaries
•    Powder and liquid Chemantrene dyestuffs
•    Technical textile compounds
•    Continuous and discontinuous printing

Printing products include:
•    Minerprint® pigment dispersion
•    ready-to-use pastes for continuous printing
•    screen printing ranges (water-based, Plastisol, PVC-free Plastisol-like, silicones)
•    photopolymeric emulsions for screen printing matrices
•    digital printing pre-treatments
•    pigment-based inks for digital printing

Most Achitex Minerva products for textile applications are on the list Inditex and hold GOTS, bluesign® and ZDHC certifications.

ACRYLIC SPINNING

ACHISPAN 110 N

Spin finish developed for the spinning of acrylic fibre, destined to tow-to top and/or staple. Recommended for high speed ring spun cotton staple. It is also used as a spin finish to which softeners and antistats can be added.

ACHISPAN 260

Cationic softener for acrylic fibre with antistatic characteristics and high thermal stability. It is generally added to ACHISPAN 110 N to improve softness and antistaticity.

ACHISPAN 80

Spin finish developed for mass dyed acrylic fibre destined for Our Door; it gives excellent antistatic properties, avoids dusting during weaving, does not bleed in dyeing and shows excellent compatibility with non-carbon resins, thus allowing a high water column value.

ACHISPAN GD 992

Spin finish intended for online dyed acrylic fibre spinning, gives excellent antistaticity and softness.

ACHISPAN ODE

Spin finish developed for mass dyed acrylic fibre destined for Our Door; it gives excellent antistatic properties, avoids dusting during weaving, does not bleed in dyeing and shows excellent compatibility with non-carbon resins, thus allowing a high water column value. It is characterized by excellent scourability, thus favouring perfect compatibility with fluorocarbon resins.

ACHISPAN OE 122

Spin finish intended for spinning of cotton-cut acrylic fibre subsequently processed in Open End, suitable for both raw and / or dyed fibre.

ACHISPAN PAC FC

Spin finish developed for the carbon fibre precursor spinning, it is characterized by the low residue in the thermo-oxidation phase of the ribbon.

AVIFIL PM

Liquid lubricant and cohesive agent. It can be used for spinning of high-speed and open-end cotton cut acrylic fibre for ring generally as a component in the recipe. Also suitable for cementitious fibre.