Leading global producer of engineered polymers,
Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.
) announced that it will feature NEXAR polymer coatings at
Techtextil, to be held from June 11-13 in Frankfurt,
Germany. NEXAR polymers offer a new set of features
and benefits for water transport, filtration and separation.
NEXAR polymer's moisture activated cooling technology has been
geared to use the body's natural sweating process to stimulate an
active cooling process. As moisture is absorbed from the skin
surface, the NEXAR polymer inflates and blends with the moisture,
which, when released to the environment, provides a cooling
effect that surpasses other technologies. Unlike other
technologies, NEXAR polymer coatings do not need complicated
fiber or fabric construction and do not depend on a thermally
Kraton aims to make the leaders of textile industry aware of
NEXAR's commercial success and how it creates new opportunities
for use as a coating, laminate, or additive. According to Kraton,
NEXAR is suitable for the performance fabrics markets including
protective clothing, industrial uniforms, bedding, military and
NEXAR polymers and membrane composites have created a high
level of interest in a variety of application areas. NEXAR
polymers cooling effect has generated excitement within the
technical textile markets.
Kraton is among the prominent players in the chemical-plastics
industry along with
Westlake Chemical Corp.
A. Schulman, Inc.
). It is a leading global producer of engineered polymers and
offers about 800 products to more than 700 customers in over 60
Kraton currently retains a short-term Zacks Rank #5 (Strong
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