MAGNOPAL® Pure A, an environmentally-friendly, film-forming bio-polymer base on vegetable biomass. It is produced with sustainable chemistry and therefore free of acrylates, formaldehyde, phenol and naphthalene. The bio content (BC) of the dry matters in MAGNOPAL® Pure A reaches an impressive 93% using the DIN EN 16785-2 material balance method. It is not only designed to substitute fossil fuel-based polymers, but also offers interesting, economic application features for a wide range of different leather articles.
MAGNOPAL® Pure A is a primary ingredient of the wet end process. It can be combined with other products from the “Pure range” aiming for articles with “low impact to the environment”, such as:
TFL has also launched RODA® Fix SFD, a silica-free, dull NMP- and NEP-free aqueous topcoat with excellent general physical and chemical properties. RODA® Fix SFD fulfils general OEM specifications for the automotive market, and can be used for shoe upper and leather goods and upholstery articles to achieve high general physical properties with a pleasant haptic. It has a silky feel with good flow-out behaviour and high matting efficiency and jetness.
Magazine: International Leather Maker July/August 2020