Taking you to the finish line

PHOBOTEX® R-ACE is a breakthrough PFC-free durable water repellent engineered to deliver brands and mills the perfect combination of excellent water repellency and sustainability credentials, while not compromising on fabric quality.

PHOBOTEX® R-ACE delivers excellent water repellence and wash durability on high-performance outdoor and extreme sports apparel and everyday wear.

PHOBOTEX® R-ACE is specifically developed for application on all kinds of fibers.

It offers best-in-class runnability and excellent compatibility with resin finishing and minimizes chalk marks, yellowing, seam slippage issues and harsh handle.

PHOBOTEX R-ACE is now additionally labelled with “Made from Renewable Feedstock” in bluefinder as sustainable attribute.

Key benefits

  • Excellent wash durable water repellency
  • Best-in-class running properties
  • Soft handle
  • 37% renewable feedstock (bio-based carbon) content
  • PFAS-free
  • Does not impair fabric quality
  • Meets the bluesign® criteria, published on the ZDHC Gateway with Conformance Level 3 and is suitable for STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certified textile products(1)
  • Robust chemistry that minimizes harsh handle, yellowing, seam slippage, thermomigration, fastness and chalk marks.
  • Excellent runnability provides a reproducible performance with high production safety.
  • Allows highest Bundesmann rain test ratings

(1) Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®, Edition 01/2019 of 2nd January 2019 (reference to the current standard at the time) STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX is a third-party certification standard established by OEKO-TEX for textile products

Best-in-class sustainability

  • PFOA, PFOS & PFHxA free
  • Solvent free
  • Formaldehyde free
  • Butanone oxime free
  • REACH compliant
  • Bluesign
  • ZDHC
  • Oeko-Tex
  • GOTS
  • Low BOD/COD

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