Should your best performing sportswear cost the earth?

We love:

  • Dark to very dark and functional sportswear…
  • …that goes the extra mile

But did you know?

  • Creating dark nylon of high performance is a complex process .…that uses a lot of water and energy
  • Dyestuffs traditionally used to dye nylons content metals and halogens that ends to environment and final product

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It’s our nature.

  1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.
  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED – IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation to bring additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.

CONSCIOUSLY DEEP/ A metal-free one-step scouring and dyeing system for medium to very dark colored nylons that stay deep and bright day after day...and are good for you and the planet

Nylosan® S dyes

High concentrated range

  • Super-fast metal-free* acid dyestuffs
  • Selection of halogen-free* acid dyestuffs
  • Enhanced build-up
  • High wet-fastness on PA microfibers and their blends
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Nylofixan® HF liq c

Highly efficient fixation agent

  • Efficient fixation
  • Very low shade change impact

Humectol® X-SD/LYS liq

Emulsify agent

  • Suitable for scour dyeing process
  • High efficient removal spinning oil and prevent back staining•Minimizing friction damage
  • Easy to remove and biodegradable

Lufibrol® MSD liq

Anionic penetration accelerant

  • Improve the souring efficiency by removing hardness and ion
  • Synergy with Nylosan S in scour dyeing medium to deep shade

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

“SAFE”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the CONSCIOUSLY DEEP system

  • Products used in line with ZDHC & bluesign® requirements
  • Metal-free acid dye range that includes a selection of halogen-free* acid dyestuffs

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

  • Metal Free
  • Halogen free
  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED
  • REACH REGISTERED

“EFFICIENT”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING / with the CONSCIOUSLY DEEP system

  • Easy and short process with higher productivity
  • Massive resource saving
  • Lower CO2 emissions
  • Less wastewater treatment costs
  • Cost reduction thanks to process optimization
  • PROCESS TIME -36%
  • WATER CONSUMPTION -64%
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION -46%
  • CHEMICAL USAGE -2%
  • CO2 EMISSIONS -41%

CASE STUDY: China Customer, Jet Machine vs. benchmark process

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE / with the CONSCIOUSLY DEEP system

  • Highly efficient coloration process with high build-up
  • Wide shade gamut of medium to very dark shades
  • Excellent wet fastness
  • Embracing sustainable production & lower impact clothing
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for workers & end consumers
  • PRODUCTIVITY OPTIMIZATION
  • Wide Shade Gamut
  • Durability/Stay new
  • WATER CONSCIOUS
  • CLIMATE CONSCIOUS
  • PLANET CONSCIOUS
  • HEALTH CONSCIOUS

CONSCIOUSLY DEEP/ Main benefits in a nutshell

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner who applies international safety standards
  • Metal-free acid dye range that includes a selection of halogen-free* dyestuffs
  • Highly efficient coloration process with high build-up
  • Massive resource saving
  • Wide shade gamut of medium to very dark shades
  • Excellent wet fastness
  • Differentiation with improved resource utilization and less pollution for brands that demand and drive sustainable production
  • Protecting workers & consumers

Case study: China customer, jet machine

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World/ Safe + Efficient + Enhanced= The Ultimate Collection

  1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.
  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED - IT'S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation to bring additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.
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Featured product portfolio

Below is a select portfolio of CONSCIOUSLY DEEP products. If you want to learn more, get in touch.

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Lufibrol

Complete range of high performance sequestering

Humectol®

A special range of multiple function products: agents with washing and scouring properties for all kinds of natural and synthetic fibers, particularly in blends with elastane fibers or multipurpose dye bath conditioner, lubricant with wetting, leveling, softening and emulsifying properties.

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