The updated products by the supplier of finishing technology, HeiQ Materials AG, Zurich/Switzerland, offer improvement in multiple technical aspects for HeiQ Fresh and more product options with HeiQ XReflex.
HeiQ Pure TAG, part of the HeiQ Fresh product family for odor control in outdoor apparel, has been upgraded. It is a recycled silver-based odor control with a nonionic reformulation, compatible with most textile finishing. It has a long shelf life and is storage stable. HeiQ Pure SPQR is a hybrid silver and bio-based, dual-action odor control technology and meets USDA Bio-preferred requirements. HeiQ Fresh FFL is a bio-based odor control technology that also meets USDA Bio-preferred requirements. All these products are Oeko-Tex Class 1-4 compliant and bluesign approved.
The supplier is also launching additional fabrics and insulation packages for HeiQ XReflex, a solution that offers the same level of warmth with up to half the reduction of insulation, reducing bulk and saving materials for apparel, sleeping bags, gloves, blankets, etc. An average insulated jacket can save up to 280 g of CO2, 10 MJ of energy and 6 l of water with HeiQ XReflex. This patented radiant barrier technology is now offered with 1 or 2 layers of heat reflective surface, offering up to 50% less bulk at the same warmth, without affecting fabric breathability. HeiQ XReflex is also available as a scrim layer, providing an ultra-thin radiant barrier for design flexibility and logistics and cost optimization.