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Covestro, Trans-Textil Team for Breathable, Waterproof Synthetic Coating

Rivet’s 2021 winter issue has dropped! This in-depth issue examines the steps the global denim industry is taking to minimize its impact on the environment, from implementing zero waste production and design processes to establishing greenhouse gas emissions goals aligned with the Paris Agreement.

Covestro and Trans-Textil have collaborated to create a textile coating made of breathable water-based synthetic materials. Dubbed Aquair, the coated textiles are also waterproof and adaptable to many product categories, the companies said, including footwear and apparel. “The microporous structure of the synthetics is permeable to water vapor and provides the greatest possible comfort in…

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