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Kelheim Fibres develops first viscose fibre with intrinsic water repellent properties




KELHEIM, GERMANY, January 29, 2013-

The Bavarian viscose fibre specialist Kelheim Fibres has developed the first viscose fibre with intrinsic water repellent properties; the fibre has been named Olea.

In contrast to other methods of creating hydrophobic properties, Kelheim has been able to maintain the typical properties of the viscose fibre by incorporating the hydrophobicity in the fibre matrix itself.


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