Polymers & Textiles

Polymers and Textiles antimicrobial and process additives

Lonza is a global supplier of antimicrobials and process additives used in a wide range of polymer and textile applications.Our products allow processors to develop formulations intended to optimize the performance of their materials in order to meet demanding market needs. 

 

Antimicrobials

Microbial degradation of polymers and textiles can lead to unpleasant odors, discoloration, cracking and aesthetic deterioration of finished products such as polyurethane foams, PVC and other polymer and textile materials.  Lonza has a range of specialty biocides specifically designed to provide protection from unwanted microorganisms in these types of applications.

Our antimicrobial product range offers:

  • Long-term protection
  • UV stability
  • Easy incorporation into existing formulations

 

Polymer Additives

Delivering performance requires a substantial range of technologies.  We specialize in developing products and process technologies to fit the specific needs of the market.  Our polymer additive products impart key properties such as lubrication, dispersion, anti-static and anti-fog. These products allow processors to develop formulations intended to optimize the performance of their materials.

Our product portfolio includes:

  • Anti-stats
  • Anti-fogs
  • Lubricants
  • Dispersion aids