Europlasma has launched Plasma Guard, a durable water repellent solution for sportswear and outdoor apparels. Belgium-based Europlasma, is a specialist in low pressure plasma technology, which is used for the coating of consumer electronics, medical devices, filtration products and functional textiles and textile products.
Plasma Guard is a 3D-treatment applied in vacuum by dry and clean plasma technology. It is designed to make the wearer’s shoe, glove or garment resistant to water and dirt, while maintaining its breathability, flexibility and light weight. This technology is a step towards putting social responsibility into practice and a significant step towards zero discharge of water and hazardous chemicals and a carbon neutral performance. It eliminates the use of cross-linking agents, chlorides, formaldehyde, and other toxic products and has a low environmental footprint.
Customers, by using only one kg of Plasma Guard chemical, can save five kg of traditional wet chemicals, more than 115 kg of waste water, and almost 80 kg of Co2 emission. Europlasma is a global technology leader in innovative nano-coating solutions based on low pressure plasma technology, for which it develops proprietary processes, designs and builds turnkey vacuum plasma treatment equipment and supplies process chemicals.