Thoughts Become Things

Swiss LITRAX provides advanced, innovative and environmentally conscious nano-particle technology for polymer chips, textile materials and consumer products in several industry and market sectors. Our expertise and products enable industry partners to create new markets, increase competitive edge, become more profitable and outperform competition. We focus on “thoughts that ultimately become engineered things”. With extensive R&D support and distributed production capabilities, Litrax offers innovative solutions to product development challenges against a backdrop of rapidly changing production, environmental and consumer requirements. LITRAX core technologies are available and affordable.

LITRAX – Thoughts become Things.

Functional Materials

Additives

Research & Development

With powerful and globally extended R&D laboratories, partnered with some of the most prestigious Research and Technology Institutes in Europe and Asia, LITRAX delivers mind-blowing solutions to challenges in key industries and helps creating new markets and applications. The international multidisciplinary capacity for innovation and research allows LITRAX to develop functional materials and additives with a high innovative and creative touch.

Research is done in multiple steps:
  • We first brainstorm and create a totally new idea based on the "Thoughts become Things" principle, or we analyse the market and then work out ideas to cover a particular need.
  • Then our project team searches for suitable solutions or teams up with the best partnering Institute to study existing materials compatible with the idea, or simply create a new technology that supports the target solution.
  • Lab scale production and field tests, combined with the clients expertise, will then form the launching platform for marketability.
  • LITRAX constantly reinvests over 10% of the annual revenues in the development of new technologies and additives.
  • LITRAX makes its core technologies available and affordable to almost anyone.

Safer Chemicals

Green Chemistry

A lot is talked about ecology nowadays. Everyone strives to be in the boat.

  • But what is true ecology?
  • Is it developed yet to a acceptable and truly sustainable level?
  • Is bio cotton that “green” though it still uses massive amounts of water to grow?
  • Are recycled PET materials green?
  • It is known that recycled PET contains unfiltered nanoparticles with significant uncertainties, and PET can be traced in the blood plasma of a baby after only few months of feeding out of PET bottles?
  • “Are bio plastics green if there aren recipes for degrading the materials at the end of the cycle”

Think about it. We have answers to all the above questions. Just contact and ask us. Besides, there are twelve principles of green chemistry. These are found and detailed on page 30 of the book “Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice” by Paul T. Anastas and John D. Warner (see reference below). These principles are described below with an explanation of what they mean.

  • Prevention
    Preventing waste is better than treating or cleaning it after it is formed. This is self-explanatory. Currently there is a whole industry built on cleaning waste. It is very expensive to treat waste and contain it. The waste has to be monitored even after it has been contained.
  • Atom Economy
    When creating materials it is important to maximize the incorporation of all the materials used into the final product. In other words waste as little material as possible. For example, if the process has 50% atom economy, then half of the materials that are used turn out to be waste. Only half of the materials actually end up as product.
  • Less Hazardous Synthesis

    Processes should be designed to use and generate substances that have little to no toxicity. Plan the process of creating
    the materials to use substances that are not toxic and to produce substances that are not toxic. This is often easier said
    than done!

  • Designing Safer Chemicals

    Chemical products should be designed to function well but while reducing toxicity. Reducing toxicity of the products
    reduces hazards to people and to the environment.

  • Safer Solvents

    Whenever possible avoid the use of additional substances such as solvents and separating agents. When these
    substances are needed they should be nontoxic substances.

  • Energy Efficiency

    Energy efficiency should be considered when designing and producing a product. The energy requirements should be
    minimized since they impact the environment and raise cost. When possible, processes should be conducted at room
    temperature and pressure.

  • Use Renewable Resources

    When possible the feedstock (or material used to make the product) should come from a renewable resources. For
    example, there is research being done to make chemicals out of products such as corn instead of coal or oil. Also, when
    choosing a feedstock look at waste from other reactions being made in the lab.

  • Reduce Derivatives

    Derivatives are chemicals which are used to cause a temporary effect in the process. This could be a chemical which
    protects a certain part of the substance that is later removed or it could be a chemical that causes a temporary change in
    a property so that a reaction can take place. Using derivatives should be avoided when possible. They do not end up in the
    final product and only increase waste, etc.

  • Catalysis

    Use selective catalytic reagents over stoichiometric reagents. A catalyst helps a reaction occur with less energy plus it
    speeds the reaction.

  • Consider the End

    Design for the proper disposal of the item. The product that is made should break down into nontoxic substances after it
    has been used. This way the product will not remain and buildup in the environment.

  • Use Real-time Pollution Prevention

    Methods need to be further developed to allow real-time monitoring of chemical processes. This includes monitoring
    while the process is happening, detection and control of the formation of hazardous substances, and monitoring after the
    substance has been disposed.

  • Accident Prevention

    The substance and the form of the substance (liquid, gas, etc) should be carefully chosen to minimize accidents during the
    chemical process. Accidents include fire, explosion and accidental release.

  • Green Chemistry

    Theory and Practice
    Paul T. Anastas and John C. Warner
    Publication Date - May 2000
    ISBN: 9780198506980

Materials

LITRAX transforms a wide number of organic, mineral and manmade engineered materials and molecules into nano particles and powerful additive solutions for products with strong performance. The ability to use a wide area of materials for specific target functions enable us to grow into a global, competitive solution house with a distinctive masterbatch and functional product portfolio.

Polymers

LITRAX chips virtually anything on demand. We create functional Polyester, Polymide, Polyurethane, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, ABS and other polymer masterbatches. 

Products

LITRAX chips virtually anything on demand. We create functional Polyester, Polymide, Polyurethane, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, ABS and other polymer masterbatches. 

Individual Solutions

LITRAX chips virtually anything on demand. We create functional Polyester, Polymide, Polyurethane, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, ABS and other polymer masterbatches. 

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Chips

Research & Development

Powders & Chips

LITRAX delivers both nano particles and chips.
 
LITRAX Nano Solutions provide dry functional blends or single custom designed nano materials in powder form. Depending on the application, these additive blends combine with different thermoplastics (e.g., PET, RPET, PA6, PA6.6, PP, ABS, PVC or PE). 

Ready-to-spin

The great advantage of using LITRAX nano technology master batches in granulate (chip) form is that they are very easy to use in various dosing systems (volumetric, gravimetric or manual dosage). The use of LITRAX functional additives in chip form significantly facilitates your production process because the risk of formation of additive agglomerate is highly reduced. Moreover, masterbatch preparations allow to keep the production process dust-free.

Try our ready-to-spin masterbatches that contain optimised percentage of functional additive in the virgin polymer. This avoids lengthy blending and extrusion trials. Get immediate results with ready-to-spin compounds, to shorten R&D times and speed up your marketability. Try even smallest lab scale quantities for immediate prototype evaluation.

International Spinning Partners

On top of nano materials and chips, LITRAX also partners with renowned spinning and extrusion companies in 3 continents, offering you market-ready quality materials, such as functional staple fibers, performance filaments, films and molded fabricates.

Customised Projects

Access the pool of LITRAX complete project management assistance, under full international Non-Disclosure Agreement protection. This qualifies testing out a particular idea before marketing it at full industrial scale. What a wonderful cut down of your R&D risks and costs.

Applications

Find LITRAX smart technology in outdoor and fashion clothing, automotive, electronics, packaging, military, building, medical, lifestyle products and many more.

Total Quality Management

We continuously improve our operations, alliances and technologies to ensure that LITRAX products and services meet or exceed the most stringent customer requirements for innovation content, function, quality and flexibility.

LX-DFENS
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LX-DFENS
LX-DFENS

LX-DFENS is a potent defense against dangerous viruses. LX-DFENS-A protects effectively against human coronavirus ( 99.99% reduction of virus activity), against COVID-19 ( 97.3% with only 3% MB dosage) and similar viruses dangerous to humans.

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LX-DFENS is a potent and persistent defense against dangerous viruses. LX-DFENS-A protects effectively against human coronavirus (-99.99% reduction of virus activity). It also defends against COVID-19 with -97.3% inactivity in just under 10 minutes with only 3% MB dosage, and similar enveloped and non enveloped viruses dangerous to humans (ISO18184). Unlike overdosed cytotoxic “olive” copper yarns, the LX-DFENS formula is non-toxic (ISO10993-5/11) and almost colorless. LX-DFENS is available in various categories with a formulas containing 3 combined additives with either none or extremely low (< 0.01%) silver, copper or zinc based additives in the final product, fully dyeable. LX-DFENS is available as masterbatch for virgin polyester / nylon, or renewable and recyclable polymers.LITRAX also offers LX-DFENS as non-permanent textile finishing treatment, for 40-50 washing cycles, with extremely low dosage per liter water, designed both protect environment and reduce virus and bacteria within minutes!

Whilst most viruses are not enemies or killers, mosquitoes, ticks, bats and other biting arthropods, and the pathogens associated with them, causing arthropod-borne diseases, have always been the most dangerous enemies of mankind. And COVID-19 has shown that we need more proactive defense against these enemies. The success story of today’s 1032 viruses on our planet started about 3.5 billion years ago when life began. Newly discovered giant viruses are almost bacteria in their composition, suggesting that the borderline between dead matter and life is continuous. The success story of shielding ourselves successfully against dangerous viruses has only begun and will lead to great product developments with LX-DFENS polymers for various industrial applications and materials.

Viruses like COVID-19 spread through aerosols, small drops of moisture in the air. If corona patients in need of respiratory support are likely to spread the virus through small droplets of moisture in the air, then extra protection is needed for nurses and doctors. This is where LX-DFENS gets in action. Viruses that land on personal protective equipment (PPE), glove, suit, jacket or face masks will be very quickly terminated and prevented from spreading further to another PPE. The LX-DFENS series might also be proposed against biologic warfare with artificially modified virus RNA / DNA. Contact us for more information!

L1 SUSTAINABLE
L1 SUSTAINABLE
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L1 SUSTAINABLE
L1 SUSTAINABLE

LITRAX L1 series focuses on
sustainable polymer materials that are
made of:

• Renewable / Bio Feedstock

• Waste Feedstock

• Recycled Feedstock

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LITRAX L1 series focuses on sustainable polymer materials that are made of:

  • Renewable / Bio Feedstock 
  • Waste Feedstock
  • Recycled Feedstock

for a specific use with:

  • Competitive properties
  • Functions & protective options
  • Safe bio or natural additives

offering attractive end-of-use options:

  • Chemically recyclable 
  • Biodegradable Reprocessable

Beside Polymers made of corn starch, Polylactide acid (PLA) or biodegradable Polybutylene succinate (PBS), a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family, LITRAX also invests in functional products made with bio mass resins, such as bamboo or other natural composites made of lignocellulosic material, in which cellulosic fibers are embedded in a lignin matrix. These composities and polymers are renewable, environmentally-friendly, non-toxic, cheap, non-abrasive and fully biodegradable. There is still much research do be done here. But these materials can be combined with particular functions resulting in new applications!

In the last decade, succinic acid has become a key platform chemical in the bio-based industry. It is one of the few renewable chemicals that have proven to be competitive with the fossil-derived production. Still, improvements can be made in terms of sustainability, especially in the usage of alternative carbon sources for advanced life cycles. The picture shows you the Synthesis of polybutylene succinate (PBS) co-polymers and a comparison of physicochemical properties of PBS with other bio-based polymers polybutyrate (PBAT) and polylactic acid (PLA). This can help you understand if PBS, PBAT or PLA is more suitable for your application. LITRAX offers a service to integrate particular functions (i.e. LX-DFENS) into one of these bio polymers. Contact us today for more information!

L2 THERMO
L2 THERMO
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L2 THERMO
L2 THERMO

L2 THERMO is globally the fastest warming and most insulating technology with over +13° C in 10 minutes and powerful insulation beyond 4.5 clo in paddings. This technology is widely used among medium and super large Brands for...

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L2 THERMO is globally the fastest warming and most insulating technology with over +13° C in 10 minutes and powerful insulation beyond 4.5 clo in paddings. This technology is widely used among medium and super large Brands for outdoor jackets, sports and running garments, yoga wear, underwear, padding, mattress ticking & covers, and tents. L2 THERMO has been used to create super light one-man tents that maintains inside warmth of +18°C with body heat only while outside temperature reaches -30°C, that is a great temperature delta of 48°C… perfect for who enjoys activities in arctic temperatures.

  • Strong Rapid Warmth through thin L2 Layers
  • Heat storage through Nano Particles
  • Instant Heat Emission
  • Achieves Warming up of +13.8°C in just 10 min
  • Great for Underwear, Sportswear, Winter fashion, Home & Yogawear
  • L2 THERMO won ISPO’s TOP 5 Fiber Innovations Award

The quick test movie shows you a laser gun measuring a temperature difference of virgin polyester versus polyester doped with L2 THERMO. The difference of temperature is also above +10° to +20°C in case both textiles are black carbon dyed, with heat enhancements depending on dosage, construction and cross section. Contact us today and get some test certificates!

L3 SKIN CARE
L3 SKIN CARE
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L3 SKIN CARE
L3 SKIN CARE

This superb skin caring masterbatch has been genuinely masterminded for the purpose of extending the existing skin caring applications to bodywear and futuristic bodycare textiles. Be it collagen, Q10 co-enzymes or other special skin repairing, caring and...

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This superb skin caring masterbatch has been genuinely masterminded for the purpose of extending the existing skin caring applications to bodywear and futuristic bodycare
textiles. Be it collagen, Q10 co-enzymes or other special skin repairing, caring and protecting minerals or supplements, L3
goes beyong normal skin lotions and will give your body 24/7 what it needs. L3 technology allows a re-charging for unlimited applications during a garment’s lifetime…

  • Release of Skin Caring Nano spheres
  • Additives include: Q10 Co-Enzymes, Collagen, Palmytoil and
    many more…
  • Excellent for extensive 24/7 Skin Care
  • Technology Options for Skin Healing
  • Excellent Moisturizing Effect with PET / PA polymers
  • L3 Skin Care allows a full Additive Recharge at Home
  • Designed for Home Laundry Recharge
  • Excellent Moisturizing Effect with PET / PA polymers
  • The L3 Device allows multiple Recharge in Beauty Clinics
  • Designed for many Skin Caring and Healing Additives 
  • Target Applications include Face Masks, Hosiery, Socks, Scarves, Body Tights, Underwear
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
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L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM

The promise of strongly protecting the skin from UV-A and UV-B light was the top goal during its development. L4 technology not only delivers on that promise but also contains a unique UV-ALARM system that magically changes the color of a spot on a...

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The promise of strongly protecting the skin from UV-A and UV-B light was the top goal during its development. L4 technology not only delivers on that promise but also contains a unique UV-ALARM system that magically changes the color of a spot on a garment or textile upon too much UV light exposure. Beach time is no longer a danger as your own textile indicates the right time to avoid further sun light…

  • L4 UV-PROTECT is designed for a UV Protection Factor of +50
  • L4 UV-ALARM changes Colours of a Textile, to create a Visual Alarm for the wearer

The Basic Color (Example: green) is exposed to UV

During extensive Exposure the color changes slowly to another one (ex: orange)

After a defined time frame, the final color (ex: red) is reached and indicates the wearer to seek protection and walk out of the sun

  • There are several technologies to protect us from UV, such as Chemical UV filters and those made of fine or coarse Mineral Particles
  • LITRAX uses fine Mineral Nanoparticles to provide sustainable Protection
L5 COOLING
L5 COOLING
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L5 COOLING
L5 COOLING

Truly cooling our skin in hot summers and wicking our moisture away quickly is what L5 just does! Wearing this phenomenal technology activates a triple performance on the body. L5 alone absorbs moisture (hydrophilic action), and in combination with a...

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Truly cooling our skin in hot summers and wicking our moisture away quickly is what L5 just does! Wearing this phenomenal technology activates a triple performance on the body. L5 alone absorbs moisture (hydrophilic action), and in combination with a multilobal fiber cross section quickly transports the water microdrops away. In addition, carefully designed heat dissipating elements will help your skin cool down through human cold-sensitive receptors, leading for a lasting well feeling…

  • L5 attracts Moisture & Sweat combined with Cooling Action
  • The L5 special Polyamide Carrier brings along a tender Soft Touch and distinguished Functions
  • L5 also improves Dye Capture
  • Fast Moisture Absorption
  • Parallel Moisture Adsorption
  • Immediate Moisture Transport and Release to Air
  • L5 Additives provide Heat Dissipation with noticeable Cooling on Skin
  • L5 provides a Perfect Combination of Temperature Balance and Cooling Action
  • The L5 special Polyamide Carrier convinces with Tender Soft Touch and distinguished Functions
  • LITRAX offers a variety of L5 COOLING filaments for various Applications
  • The Combination of 20 critical Design Factors creates unique Features with L5 COOLING Technology
L6 DEODORIZE
L6 DEODORIZE
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L6 DEODORIZE
L6 DEODORIZE

There are environmental and natural No need to eat garlic for an increased
blood circulation or prevent varicose
veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the
blood circulation and flux like no other
addtivive. Carfully engineered, with a
selection of highly effective minerals,
L7 activates the blood flux in critical..fragrances and odors that cannot be reduced with bacteria-killers. Here, the L6 DEODORIZE applies a unique formula that encapsules odors and prevents them from spreading further. The absorbence capacity of L6 allows...

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There are environmental and natural fragrances and odors that cannot be reduced with bacteria-killers. Here, the L6 DEODORIZE applies a unique formula that encapsules odors and prevents them from spreading further. The absorbence capacity of L6 allows technical or industrial fabrics to support a fresh, serene and odor-reduced environment. The automotive industry embraces odor reduction as well as the office world…

  • L6 deodorizes and reduces both bacteria and natural undesired smells quickly. Ideal for home textiles, automotive or body wear.
  • As an odorizer, with special fragrance additives, it may also serve as an improvement to the ambient. Ask for fragrance options.
  • The Odors are bound within the Textile
  • The Odor is captured and can be released through ventilation or washing, similar to wool garments
  • Odor Particles and Molecules are attracted by L6 Nanoparticles in Textiles
  • Both Bacteria related and non-Bacteria Odors are captured
  • The ambient Odors are much reduced
  • Captured odors can be washed away or ventilated
  • Designed for Sportswear, Fashion and Hometextiles
L7 FIR-HEALTH
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L7 FIR-HEALTH
L7 FIR-HEALTH

No need to eat garlic for an increased blood circulation or prevent varicose veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the blood circulation and flux like no other addtivive. Carfully engineered, with a selection of highly effective minerals, L7 activates the blood flux in critical...

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No need to eat garlic for an increased blood circulation or prevent varicose veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the blood circulation and flux like no other addtivive.
Carfully engineered, with a selection of highly effective minerals, L7 activates the blood flux in critical areas, assisting the early prevention of a large number of circulation problems and symptoms. The target area is gently warmed, the body’s natural far infrared rays are reflected and healthy negative ions are released to the body, assisting natural stamina and health…

  • L7 releases and reflects far infrared rays (F.I.R.)
  • Fabrics with L7 FIR Particles increase Health and Wellbeing
  • L7 assists the Prevention of Cardiovascular Challenges
  • Ideal for Office Wear, Home Wear and Fitness-phobic people
  • L7 also naturally increases the oxygen supply of the blood.
  • L7 Nano Additives have a multitude of Functions
  • Far Infrared Emission helps keeping the body pleasantly warm
  • The Nano Particles release Negative Ions that helps improving Blood Flux
  • Varicose Veins, Rheumatism, Muscle and Joints pains are among the perfect Target Applications for the L7 FIR – HEALTH Technology
  • L7 has Positive Health Effects
  • L7 is a sustained Circulation Activator
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
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L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON

For ages active carbon - or charcoal - has been used for air filters, energy, water purifiers, gardening, UV protection and other applications. L8 ACTIVE CARBON gives you a choice of 3 most popular carbons: bamboo charcoal, coffee grinds, or coconul...

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For ages active carbon – or charcoal – has been used for air filters, energy, water purifiers, gardening, UV protection and other applications. L8 ACTIVE CARBON gives you a choice of 3 most popular carbons: bamboo charcoal, coffee grinds, or coconut shell charcoal. Its high effectiveness for various applications is undisputed…

  • Active Carbon Nanoparticles cover a wide range of Functions
  • L8 can be delivered with various types of Organic Active Carbon
  • L8 Additives attract and bind Odor Molecules within the Textile
  • In addition to the Reduction of Odor, L8 also keeps the Body dry
  • Active Carbon has excellent Moisture Management Function
  • Active Carbon is known to be an effective UV Protection
  • If L8 Additives are outside the Fabric, the Particles filter UV light
  • When placed against the skin, L8 Active Carbon releases pleasant FIR warmth
  • L8 combines FIR Emission with UV Protection and Odor Absorption
  • The FIR also enhances blood circulation
  • L8 ACTIVE CARBON Nano Particles are evenly distributed along the fiber or filament
  • Final Color of L8 Fibers is grey
  • During a special Finishing Process L8 Nano Particles are prepared for excellent and Permanent Functionality
  • The grey tone can be adjusted to dark or light grey, according to dosage
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
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L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL

Sweat attracts bacteria. And bacteria mostly produce odor. To protect your garments from smelling unpleasantly, use L9 ANTIBACTERIAL for a permanent anti-odor effect. L9 will stop the growth of odor-producing bacteria on fabrics or garments.

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Sweat attracts bacteria. And bacteria mostly produce odor. To protect your garments from smelling unpleasantly, use L9 ANTIBACTERIAL for a permanent anti-odor effect. L9 will stop the growth of odor-producing bacteria on fabrics or garments.It also prevents various other nasty bacterias from growing.Your natural perspiration is not disturbed by L9, and your skin can naturally breath. Nanoparticles of L9 are large enough not to penetrate the skin. Be deodorized and feel safe with L9…

  • L9 Nano Particles equip fibers with unique Antibacterial Properties
  • Antibacterial Material Options include Gold, NanoSilver,
  • Cuprous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Chitosan and other Bacteria killing Activators
  • L9 Antibacterial Particles reduce Bacteria propagation by attacking directly the cell wall and DNA of a target Bacteria
  • Once in touch with L9 Particles, the Bacteria slowly dies or disintegrates
  • L9 Fibers reduce effectively Bacteria related Odor
  • *** When placed at the skin side, L8 Active Carbon releases pleasant FIR warmth
  • *** L8 comines FIR Emission with UV Protection and Odor Absorption
  • *** The FIR also provides healthy blood circulation enhancement

  • Designed for Sportswear, Fashion and Hometextiles, L9 helps protecting Textiles and the Body to be Odor and Bacteria-free

L10 CAMOUFLAGE
L10 CAMOUFLAGE
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L10 CAMOUFLAGE
L10 CAMOUFLAGE

The next stage of camouflage: Dissapear in the night, stay invisible for night-vision equipment and Infrared detection - that s the job of L10. Tactical fabric patterns alone will only protect minimally. L10 CAMOUFLAGE goes far beyond that.

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The next stage of camouflage: Dissapear in the night, stay invisible for night-vision equipment and Infrared detection – that’s the job of L10. Tactical fabric patterns alone will only protect minimally. L10 CAMOUFLAGE goes far beyond that. The technology allows on-demand coverage of particular optical wavelengths. Near, Medium and Far Infrared invisibility and camouflage safes lives, protects in the night from dangers in tactical or dangerous combat areas… 

  • Camouflage is of increasing importance in today’s drone environment
  • Daylight camouflage is typically done by specific patterns printed on the fabric
  • Such patterns do not protect at night. A human body’s infrared emits constantly and is visible by enemy night vision
    equipment
  • Combat troops deserve full protection, especially at night. L10 provides exactly that protection
  • L10 CAMOUFLAGE Additives cover the night vision part of cloaking
  • The Nano Particles filter out specific optical wavelengths in order to make the wearer almost invisible by night vision
    equipment
  • Typically a night vision equipment senses the infrared rays from a human being
  • The NIR to FIR (near to far infrared) waves are visualized on the display, depending on the type of equipment
  • Normal cotton or polyester clothing does not protect from being visible by such equipment
  • Depending on the body’s metabolism and activity, more or less intensive orange – or light green color is seen. Troops become an easy target
  • The spectrum or range of cloaked optical wavelengths is adjustable through a careful selected mix of L10 additives
  • Depending on country, night vision equipment covers more or less wavelengths
  • L10 can be adjusted to a custom designed camouflage, i.e. from 700 to 1200nm which covers the typical human infrared
    emission spectrum as per ISO 20473 scheme
  • Blended with a cotton or polyester combat fabric, the L10 provides night protection
  • It is important that the L10 nano particles are well distributed in the fiber and yarns
  • Such particle dissipation requires careful production and indepth compounding expertise
  • The skin emits an NIR to FIR range of optical wavelengths
  • The intensity of activity also influences the spectrum
  • L10 CAMOUFLAGE additives focus on filtering out the NIR to FIR waves, so they cannot exit the cloth and be seen by a
    night vision equipment
  • Simple printed camouflage pattern will only protect in daylight, simulating the environmen like a chameleon
  • The human spectrum of NIR to FIR waves slides through such fabrics and can be seen by night vision equipment
  • Printed camouflage patterns do not protect the troops during night activity
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
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L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT

The new halogen-free Swiss creation of an engineered molecule allows i.e. PA6 flame retardant (FR) fibers and filaments to be non-toxic, non-dripping, fast carbonizing and highly effective in any desired dye.

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The new halogen-free Swiss creation of an engineered molecule allows i.e. PA6 flame retardant (FR) fibers and filaments to be non-toxic, non-dripping, fast carbonizing and highly effective in any desired dye.

  • L11 is a halogen-free engineered flame retardant molecule design
  • Non-dripping
  • Rapid heat & flame reduction
  • Fast carbonizing
  • High LOI percentage (Limit Oxygen Index)
  • L11 saves lives
  • Available as masterbatch chips, spinnable chips, fibers, filaments
  • Ideal for PA6 – Nylon fibers, BCF and filaments
  • For other natural or synthetic fibers and materials, please inquire for our new organic FR finishing solutions and
    alternative additives.

LITRAX L11 FR is halogen-free, reduces heat rapidly, is non-dripping, and carbonizes faster than any other flame retardants. Its effectiveness exceeds that of currently available FR additives. L11 flame retardant is ideal both for PA6 staple fibers or BCF (bulked continuous filament) yarns, in applications like carpets, hometextiles, underwear, professional wear, furnishing, in areas including automotive, airspace or railway. Check out the quick test video below: 

  • Textile fibers without FR agent are likely to create massive damage to humans and environment
  • Synthetic fibers ignite, burn quickly and usually continue to burn after a flame is removed!
  • Synthetic fibers shrink from the flame, melt, and often drip (DANGER), leaving a hard plastic-like bead and potentially
    harming victims with second-degree burns
  • The toxic content of synthetics also creates hazardous smoke that can kill people
  • Burning fabrics without FR agent will produce black smoke and hazardous fumes. Nylon smells like plastic when burnt but can also can produce a celery-like smell; Acrylics burn with a strong, acrid, chemical smell. Polyester smells slightly sweet, also with a chemical odor
  • L11 FLAME RETARDANT protects the textile, prevents such poisonous gasses, dripping or ongoing flames in textiles
    through fast carbonization. It saves lives
  • For other natural or synthetic fibers we offer our new organic flame retardant finishing solutions and alternative
    organic additives. See quick movie below:
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
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L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL

Welcome to the second skin of LITRAX. Amazing applications on the horizon. Imagine your body receives what it needs, through a gentle release of encapsulated pharmaceuticals, supplements or medicine...

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Welcome to the second skin of LITRAX. Amazing applications on the horizon. Imagine your body receives what it needs, through a gentle release of encapsulated pharmaceuticals, supplements or medicine. Lesser or no pills. No injections. Just gentle feeding through the day or night, just like a beauty mask or a medicine pad. L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL is ideal in combination with health monitoring fabrics (L14) where patients and health-conscious people can tune their health according to their desires, gently through the skin, simply wearing L12 underwear, stockings or socks…

L14 CONDUCTIVITY
L14 CONDUCTIVITY
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L14 CONDUCTIVITY
L14 CONDUCTIVITY

Monitoring a patient remotedly using his bodywear as a sensor, interacting with your app, internet or martphones, connecting your brain to thought-transmitting devices, activating silent muscle stimulation during office hours, using your body...

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Monitoring a patient remotedly using his bodywear as a sensor, interacting with your app, internet or smartphones, connecting your brain to thought-transmitting devices, activating silent muscle stimulation during office hours, using your body as a battery charger, or increasing blood and fluid circulation in varicose veins. These are just some of thousands of possible applications with L14. Ultra thin plasma layers of a wide choice of conductive materials allow a glance into future, where bionic & textile design meets technology, fulfilling desires far beyond today’s imagination…

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L15 GRAPHENE
L15 GRAPHENE
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L15 GRAPHENE
L15 GRAPHENE

LITRAX L15 GRAPHENE has been designed a series of masterbatches for multiple functional purposes. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon consisting of a single layer of atoms arranged in a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice.

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LITRAX L15 GRAPHENE has been designed a series of masterbatches for multiple functional purposes. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon consisting of a single layer of atoms arranged in a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice.

Graphene (GR) has been recently categorized by ISO, in order to protect you from the many fake products out there. And this is why:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) analyzed “Graphene” samples from over 60 providers from Americas, Asia and Europe.

According to the analysis most GR products / textiles worldwide do actually not contain GR: only 2% contain GR, 98% contain graphene oxide (GO) or graphite powder not properly exfoliated to GR, thus chemically contaminated powders.

ISO defines 1-10 layers/platelets of GR as Graphene, here the exact definitions:

  • 1 platelet GR: 1LG
  • 2 layers GR: 2LG
  • Few-layer GR: FLG
  • Graphene Oxide: GO
  • Graphene Nano platelet: GNP

More than 10 layers of Graphene are actually GRAPHITE !

There are several methods to create GR: by mechanical, ultrasonic, chemical, fullerene and other exfoliation or splitting techniques.

LITRAX helps you identify the ideal Graphite or Graphene application, and delivers high quality of GR. The advanced properties of GR can be harnessed for a broad range industries, ranging from automotive, aerospace, power supply, electronics, construction etc. with following application areas:

  • Lightweight composites for body structures
  • Thermal management and fast de-icing devices
  • Self-diagnosis composites
  • EMI shielding and lightning strike protections
  • Lubricants with enhanced anti-wear properties
  • Embedded electronic circuits and antennas
  • Improved coatings for corrosion resistance
  • Electronics
  • Heat dissipation devices
  • EMI shielding coatings
  • Transparent, flexible and conductive thin films
  • Energy harvesting devices
L16 WATER-REPEL
L16 WATER-REPEL
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L16 WATER-REPEL
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Polymers

Basics

Polymers are made of long, repeating chains of molecules. The materials have unique properties, depending on the type of molecules being bonded and how they are bonded. Some polymers bend and stretch, like rubber and polyester. Others are hard and tough, like epoxies and glass.

Polymers touch almost every aspect of modern life. Chances are that you have been in contact with at least one polymer-containing product in the last 10 minutes. Chances are that you may wear a textile with LITRAX technology.

Natural or Synthetic?

The term polymer is often used to describe plastics, which are synthetic polymers. However, natural polymers also exist, like rubber, wood, etc. There are natural polymers that consist of a simple hydrocarbon, isoprene, Proteins are natural polymers, too, made up of amino acids. Nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) are polymers of nucleotides — complex molecules composed of nitrogen-containing bases, sugars and phosphoric acid, for example. Lignocellulosic resources have a potential to replace plastics and materials, which have been traditionally based on fossil resources. This is important, as the development of high performance bio-based and renewable materials is one important factor for sustainable growth of the bio-based industry. LITRAX welcomes inquiries for renewable and recycled polymers!

Swiss Nobel Prized Polymer Father

Hermann Staudinger, a professor of organic chemistry at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (University of Applied Sciences) in Zurich, is the father of modern polymer development. His research in the 1920s led the way to modern manipulations of both natural and synthetic polymers. He coined two terms that are key to understanding polymers: polymerization and macromolecules, according to the American Chemical Society (ACS). He was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1953 “for his discoveries in the field of macromolecular chemistry.”

Polymer Application

Polymers are used in almost every area of modern living. Grocery bags, soda and water bottles, textile fibers, phones, computers, food packaging, auto parts, and toys all contain polymers. An increasing number of these application need functionality like warming or cooling, others need protection against viruses like COVID-19, UV light, oil, dirt, water, impact, and more. LITRAX takes care of exactly that! Even more-sophisticated technology uses polymers. For example, “the membranes for water desalination, carriers used in controlled drug release and biopolymers for tissue engineering all use polymers,” according to the ACS. A life in Bioplastics is more fantastic! The number of companies developing biobased and biodegradable plastics is increasing rapidly. Bioplastics can be used for many functional applications with additives developed by LITRAX.

LITRAX Polymer Vision

LITRAX invests in GRS-certified polymers that have high recycling and/or bio-degradeable potential, as a strong commitment for the preservation of resources and reduction of carbon footprint. Aside from those novelties, we also combine additives with widely used polymers such as ABS, Polyester PES, PET, recycled PET, PBS, PBT, Nylon Polyamide PA6 and PA6.6, recycled PA6, PP, PUR, PE, and more. Let us know your polymer priority and we’ll equip it with functional nanotech. Contact us now and let’s talk about your project. 

Yarns and Fibers
CROSS
CROSS
Function:
Moisture management
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
48,72
Application:
Knitting
HEXA
HEXA
Function:
Moisture management
DTY:
75 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
46,94
Application:
Knitting
OCTALOBA
OCTALOBA
Function:
MORE DULL APPERANCE
DTY:
100 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
38,48,68
Application:
Weaving + Knitting
HOLLOW
HOLLOW
Function:
themal insulation and light weight
DTY:
75 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
96
Application:
Knitting
TRILOBAL
TRILOBAL
Function:
bright shining
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
36
Application:
Weaving + Knitting
FLAT CROSS SECTION
FLAT CROSS SECTION
Function:
toys and piles (hight modulus)
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
72
Application:
Weaving + Knitting
MIX PROFILE
MIX PROFILE
Function:
Moisture management + themal insulation
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
(27+27) 54
Application:
Knitting
VARIABLE CROSS SECTION
VARIABLE CROSS SECTION
Function:
spunlike feel
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
24*3=72
Application:
Knitting
W CROSS SECTION
W CROSS SECTION
Function:
Moisture management + themal insulation
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 3 Ply)
Holes:
48
Application:
Knitting
OCTALOBAL
OCTALOBAL
Function:
better dullness effcet
DTY:
40 - 124 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
36,48
Application:
Weaving
HOLLOW
HOLLOW
Function:
themal insulation and light weight
DTY:
45 - 100 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
50
Application:
Knitting
MIX PROFILE
MIX PROFILE
Function:
Moisture management + themal insulation
DTY:
50 - 100 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply
Holes:
(29+29) 58
Application:
Knitting
PEANUT CURL
PEANUT CURL
Function:
toys and piles (hight modulus)
DTY:
30 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
36
Application:
Knitting
SPARKLE RECTANGULAR
SPARKLE RECTANGULAR
Function:
sparkle effect
DTY:
30 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
12,24
Application:
Weaving + Knitting
ALPINE RECTANGULAR
ALPINE RECTANGULAR
Function:
toys and piles (hight modulus)
DTY:
75 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
72
Application:
Knitting
TETRA
TETRA
Function:
Moisture management
DTY:
40 - 120 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4Ply)
Holes:
34
Application:
Knitting
DOG-BONE
DOG-BONE
Function:
Moisture wicking, flex strength
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
48
Application:
Weaving + Knitting
TRIANGULAR
TRIANGULAR
Function:
bright shining
DTY:
50 - 150 (1Ply, 2 Ply, 4 Ply)
Holes:
36
Application:
Weaving + Knitting

Fibers

LITRAX fibers are extruded in the heart of Europe. LITRAX works since many years closely with some of the worlds finest
quality fiber spinner in the capital of Germany, Berlin – Brandenburg. The benefits are enormous. Brandenburg offers a high proximity to growth markets in  Middle and East Europe,has high qualified, motivated, and available chemicals, polymer and extrusion experts and hosts some of the leading large-scale chemistry sites.

LITRAX continues to develop innovative high performance fibers – working with manufacturers and designers around the
globe to develop materials that can be used to protect people and equipment, and lower carbon footprint.

Manufacturers and designers look for technologies and fibers to provide stronger functions and performance, made with
high performing eco-friendly materials. We cooperate and innovate with customers and brands using performance fibers and DTY filaments such as LITRAX L2 and L5 for thermal protection, cooling effects and balanced body temperature; LITRAX L6 DEODORIZE for automotive and airspace
applications; LITRAX L11 flame retardant fiber for protective apparel, automotive components, composite and filtration
applications; LITRAX L3 for refined and sustainable skin care and LITRAX L12 and L14 for completely new levels of smart textiles equipped with protecting, monitoring, sensing, caring and interactive elements.

Whether it’s protecting consumers, industrial & office workers, police officers and military forces, or providing comfort, cooling, warmth, care and softness to people through textiles,
LITRAX performance fibers are the extraordinary link that transform and rejuvenate our lives.

L2 THERMO, L3 SKIN CARE, and L5 COOLING. For more information or a detailed quotation, please contact us here.

Yarns

LITRAX Additive Technology is licensed to selected spinning partners globally. We work closely with our global customers and Brands providing them with innovative and functional solutions to meet their individual needs.

Our chemical spinning partners produce exceptional innovative quality for substantial and sustainable business segments worldwide, such as Transportation & Automotive Textiles, Home, Apparel, Hygiene and Medical, and industrial/ technical Textiles.

 We provide following Performance Yarns in various polymers and bio-polymers, primarily Polyester. These yarns can be combined with various CROSS-SECTIONS and FUNCTIONS, to enhance performance:

  • Draw Texturized Yarn (DTY)
  • Partially Oriented Yarn (POY)
  •  Spin Drawn Yarn (SDY)
DRAW TEXTURIZED YARN (DTY) 
PARTIALLY ORIENTED YARN (POY)
SPIN DRAWN YARN (SDY)
Performance Fabrics
LX-DFENS
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LX-DFENS

LX-DFENS is a potent defense against dangerous viruses. LX-DFENS-A protects effectively against human coronavirus ( 99.99% reduction of virus activity), against COVID-19 ( 97.3% with only 3% MB dosage) and similar viruses dangerous to humans.

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LX-DFENS is a potent and persistent defense against dangerous viruses. LX-DFENS-A protects effectively against human coronavirus (-99.99% reduction of virus activity). It also defends against COVID-19 with -97.3% inactivity in just under 10 minutes with only 3% MB dosage, and similar enveloped and non enveloped viruses dangerous to humans (ISO18184). Unlike overdosed cytotoxic “olive” copper yarns, the LX-DFENS formula is non-toxic (ISO10993-5/11) and almost colorless. LX-DFENS is available in various categories with a formulas containing 3 combined additives with either none or extremely low (< 0.01%) silver, copper or zinc based additives in the final product, fully dyeable. LX-DFENS is available as masterbatch for virgin polyester / nylon, or renewable and recyclable polymers.LITRAX also offers LX-DFENS as non-permanent textile finishing treatment, for 40-50 washing cycles, with extremely low dosage per liter water, designed both protect environment and reduce virus and bacteria within minutes!

Whilst most viruses are not enemies or killers, mosquitoes, ticks, bats and other biting arthropods, and the pathogens associated with them, causing arthropod-borne diseases, have always been the most dangerous enemies of mankind. And COVID-19 has shown that we need more proactive defense against these enemies. The success story of today’s 1032 viruses on our planet started about 3.5 billion years ago when life began. Newly discovered giant viruses are almost bacteria in their composition, suggesting that the borderline between dead matter and life is continuous. The success story of shielding ourselves successfully against dangerous viruses has only begun and will lead to great product developments with LX-DFENS polymers for various industrial applications and materials.

Viruses like COVID-19 spread through aerosols, small drops of moisture in the air. If corona patients in need of respiratory support are likely to spread the virus through small droplets of moisture in the air, then extra protection is needed for nurses and doctors. This is where LX-DFENS gets in action. Viruses that land on personal protective equipment (PPE), glove, suit, jacket or face masks will be very quickly terminated and prevented from spreading further to another PPE. The LX-DFENS series might also be proposed against biologic warfare with artificially modified virus RNA / DNA. Contact us for more information!

L1 SUSTAINABLE
L1 SUSTAINABLE
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L1 SUSTAINABLE
L1 SUSTAINABLE

LITRAX L1 series focuses on
sustainable polymer materials that are
made of:

• Renewable / Bio Feedstock

• Waste Feedstock

• Recycled Feedstock

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LITRAX L1 series focuses on sustainable polymer materials that are made of:

  • Renewable / Bio Feedstock 
  • Waste Feedstock
  • Recycled Feedstock

for a specific use with:

  • Competitive properties
  • Functions & protective options
  • Safe bio or natural additives

offering attractive end-of-use options:

  • Chemically recyclable 
  • Biodegradable Reprocessable

Beside Polymers made of corn starch, Polylactide acid (PLA) or biodegradable Polybutylene succinate (PBS), a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family, LITRAX also invests in functional products made with bio mass resins, such as bamboo or other natural composites made of lignocellulosic material, in which cellulosic fibers are embedded in a lignin matrix. These composities and polymers are renewable, environmentally-friendly, non-toxic, cheap, non-abrasive and fully biodegradable. There is still much research do be done here. But these materials can be combined with particular functions resulting in new applications!

In the last decade, succinic acid has become a key platform chemical in the bio-based industry. It is one of the few renewable chemicals that have proven to be competitive with the fossil-derived production. Still, improvements can be made in terms of sustainability, especially in the usage of alternative carbon sources for advanced life cycles. The picture shows you the Synthesis of polybutylene succinate (PBS) co-polymers and a comparison of physicochemical properties of PBS with other bio-based polymers polybutyrate (PBAT) and polylactic acid (PLA). This can help you understand if PBS, PBAT or PLA is more suitable for your application. LITRAX offers a service to integrate particular functions (i.e. LX-DFENS) into one of these bio polymers. Contact us today for more information!

L2 THERMO
L2 THERMO
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L2 THERMO
L2 THERMO

L2 THERMO is globally the fastest warming and most insulating technology with over +13° C in 10 minutes and powerful insulation beyond 4.5 clo in paddings. This technology is widely used among medium and super large Brands for...

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L2 THERMO is globally the fastest warming and most insulating technology with over +13° C in 10 minutes and powerful insulation beyond 4.5 clo in paddings. This technology is widely used among medium and super large Brands for outdoor jackets, sports and running garments, yoga wear, underwear, padding, mattress ticking & covers, and tents. L2 THERMO has been used to create super light one-man tents that maintains inside warmth of +18°C with body heat only while outside temperature reaches -30°C, that is a great temperature delta of 48°C… perfect for who enjoys activities in arctic temperatures.

  • Strong Rapid Warmth through thin L2 Layers
  • Heat storage through Nano Particles
  • Instant Heat Emission
  • Achieves Warming up of +13.8°C in just 10 min
  • Great for Underwear, Sportswear, Winter fashion, Home & Yogawear
  • L2 THERMO won ISPO’s TOP 5 Fiber Innovations Award

The quick test movie shows you a laser gun measuring a temperature difference of virgin polyester versus polyester doped with L2 THERMO. The difference of temperature is also above +10° to +20°C in case both textiles are black carbon dyed, with heat enhancements depending on dosage, construction and cross section. Contact us today and get some test certificates!

L3 SKIN CARE
L3 SKIN CARE
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L3 SKIN CARE
L3 SKIN CARE

This superb skin caring masterbatch has been genuinely masterminded for the purpose of extending the existing skin caring applications to bodywear and futuristic bodycare textiles. Be it collagen, Q10 co-enzymes or other special skin repairing, caring and...

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This superb skin caring masterbatch has been genuinely masterminded for the purpose of extending the existing skin caring applications to bodywear and futuristic bodycare
textiles. Be it collagen, Q10 co-enzymes or other special skin repairing, caring and protecting minerals or supplements, L3
goes beyong normal skin lotions and will give your body 24/7 what it needs. L3 technology allows a re-charging for unlimited applications during a garment’s lifetime…

  • Release of Skin Caring Nano spheres
  • Additives include: Q10 Co-Enzymes, Collagen, Palmytoil and
    many more…
  • Excellent for extensive 24/7 Skin Care
  • Technology Options for Skin Healing
  • Excellent Moisturizing Effect with PET / PA polymers
  • L3 Skin Care allows a full Additive Recharge at Home
  • Designed for Home Laundry Recharge
  • Excellent Moisturizing Effect with PET / PA polymers
  • The L3 Device allows multiple Recharge in Beauty Clinics
  • Designed for many Skin Caring and Healing Additives 
  • Target Applications include Face Masks, Hosiery, Socks, Scarves, Body Tights, Underwear
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
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L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM
L4 UV PROTECT & ALARM

The promise of strongly protecting the skin from UV-A and UV-B light was the top goal during its development. L4 technology not only delivers on that promise but also contains a unique UV-ALARM system that magically changes the color of a spot on a...

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The promise of strongly protecting the skin from UV-A and UV-B light was the top goal during its development. L4 technology not only delivers on that promise but also contains a unique UV-ALARM system that magically changes the color of a spot on a garment or textile upon too much UV light exposure. Beach time is no longer a danger as your own textile indicates the right time to avoid further sun light…

  • L4 UV-PROTECT is designed for a UV Protection Factor of +50
  • L4 UV-ALARM changes Colours of a Textile, to create a Visual Alarm for the wearer

The Basic Color (Example: green) is exposed to UV

During extensive Exposure the color changes slowly to another one (ex: orange)

After a defined time frame, the final color (ex: red) is reached and indicates the wearer to seek protection and walk out of the sun

  • There are several technologies to protect us from UV, such as Chemical UV filters and those made of fine or coarse Mineral Particles
  • LITRAX uses fine Mineral Nanoparticles to provide sustainable Protection
L5 COOLING
L5 COOLING
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L5 COOLING
L5 COOLING

Truly cooling our skin in hot summers and wicking our moisture away quickly is what L5 just does! Wearing this phenomenal technology activates a triple performance on the body. L5 alone absorbs moisture (hydrophilic action), and in combination with a...

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Truly cooling our skin in hot summers and wicking our moisture away quickly is what L5 just does! Wearing this phenomenal technology activates a triple performance on the body. L5 alone absorbs moisture (hydrophilic action), and in combination with a multilobal fiber cross section quickly transports the water microdrops away. In addition, carefully designed heat dissipating elements will help your skin cool down through human cold-sensitive receptors, leading for a lasting well feeling…

  • L5 attracts Moisture & Sweat combined with Cooling Action
  • The L5 special Polyamide Carrier brings along a tender Soft Touch and distinguished Functions
  • L5 also improves Dye Capture
  • Fast Moisture Absorption
  • Parallel Moisture Adsorption
  • Immediate Moisture Transport and Release to Air
  • L5 Additives provide Heat Dissipation with noticeable Cooling on Skin
  • L5 provides a Perfect Combination of Temperature Balance and Cooling Action
  • The L5 special Polyamide Carrier convinces with Tender Soft Touch and distinguished Functions
  • LITRAX offers a variety of L5 COOLING filaments for various Applications
  • The Combination of 20 critical Design Factors creates unique Features with L5 COOLING Technology
L6 DEODORIZE
L6 DEODORIZE
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L6 DEODORIZE
L6 DEODORIZE

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blood circulation or prevent varicose
veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the
blood circulation and flux like no other
addtivive. Carfully engineered, with a
selection of highly effective minerals,
L7 activates the blood flux in critical..fragrances and odors that cannot be reduced with bacteria-killers. Here, the L6 DEODORIZE applies a unique formula that encapsules odors and prevents them from spreading further. The absorbence capacity of L6 allows...

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There are environmental and natural fragrances and odors that cannot be reduced with bacteria-killers. Here, the L6 DEODORIZE applies a unique formula that encapsules odors and prevents them from spreading further. The absorbence capacity of L6 allows technical or industrial fabrics to support a fresh, serene and odor-reduced environment. The automotive industry embraces odor reduction as well as the office world…

  • L6 deodorizes and reduces both bacteria and natural undesired smells quickly. Ideal for home textiles, automotive or body wear.
  • As an odorizer, with special fragrance additives, it may also serve as an improvement to the ambient. Ask for fragrance options.
  • The Odors are bound within the Textile
  • The Odor is captured and can be released through ventilation or washing, similar to wool garments
  • Odor Particles and Molecules are attracted by L6 Nanoparticles in Textiles
  • Both Bacteria related and non-Bacteria Odors are captured
  • The ambient Odors are much reduced
  • Captured odors can be washed away or ventilated
  • Designed for Sportswear, Fashion and Hometextiles
L7 FIR-HEALTH
L7 FIR-HEALTH
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L7 FIR-HEALTH
L7 FIR-HEALTH

No need to eat garlic for an increased blood circulation or prevent varicose veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the blood circulation and flux like no other addtivive. Carfully engineered, with a selection of highly effective minerals, L7 activates the blood flux in critical...

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No need to eat garlic for an increased blood circulation or prevent varicose veins. L7 FIR-HEALTH increases the blood circulation and flux like no other addtivive.
Carfully engineered, with a selection of highly effective minerals, L7 activates the blood flux in critical areas, assisting the early prevention of a large number of circulation problems and symptoms. The target area is gently warmed, the body’s natural far infrared rays are reflected and healthy negative ions are released to the body, assisting natural stamina and health…

  • L7 releases and reflects far infrared rays (F.I.R.)
  • Fabrics with L7 FIR Particles increase Health and Wellbeing
  • L7 assists the Prevention of Cardiovascular Challenges
  • Ideal for Office Wear, Home Wear and Fitness-phobic people
  • L7 also naturally increases the oxygen supply of the blood.
  • L7 Nano Additives have a multitude of Functions
  • Far Infrared Emission helps keeping the body pleasantly warm
  • The Nano Particles release Negative Ions that helps improving Blood Flux
  • Varicose Veins, Rheumatism, Muscle and Joints pains are among the perfect Target Applications for the L7 FIR – HEALTH Technology
  • L7 has Positive Health Effects
  • L7 is a sustained Circulation Activator
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
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L8 ACTIVE-CARBON
L8 ACTIVE-CARBON

For ages active carbon - or charcoal - has been used for air filters, energy, water purifiers, gardening, UV protection and other applications. L8 ACTIVE CARBON gives you a choice of 3 most popular carbons: bamboo charcoal, coffee grinds, or coconul...

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For ages active carbon – or charcoal – has been used for air filters, energy, water purifiers, gardening, UV protection and other applications. L8 ACTIVE CARBON gives you a choice of 3 most popular carbons: bamboo charcoal, coffee grinds, or coconut shell charcoal. Its high effectiveness for various applications is undisputed…

  • Active Carbon Nanoparticles cover a wide range of Functions
  • L8 can be delivered with various types of Organic Active Carbon
  • L8 Additives attract and bind Odor Molecules within the Textile
  • In addition to the Reduction of Odor, L8 also keeps the Body dry
  • Active Carbon has excellent Moisture Management Function
  • Active Carbon is known to be an effective UV Protection
  • If L8 Additives are outside the Fabric, the Particles filter UV light
  • When placed against the skin, L8 Active Carbon releases pleasant FIR warmth
  • L8 combines FIR Emission with UV Protection and Odor Absorption
  • The FIR also enhances blood circulation
  • L8 ACTIVE CARBON Nano Particles are evenly distributed along the fiber or filament
  • Final Color of L8 Fibers is grey
  • During a special Finishing Process L8 Nano Particles are prepared for excellent and Permanent Functionality
  • The grey tone can be adjusted to dark or light grey, according to dosage
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
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L9 ANTIBACTERIAL
L9 ANTIBACTERIAL

Sweat attracts bacteria. And bacteria mostly produce odor. To protect your garments from smelling unpleasantly, use L9 ANTIBACTERIAL for a permanent anti-odor effect. L9 will stop the growth of odor-producing bacteria on fabrics or garments.

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Sweat attracts bacteria. And bacteria mostly produce odor. To protect your garments from smelling unpleasantly, use L9 ANTIBACTERIAL for a permanent anti-odor effect. L9 will stop the growth of odor-producing bacteria on fabrics or garments.It also prevents various other nasty bacterias from growing.Your natural perspiration is not disturbed by L9, and your skin can naturally breath. Nanoparticles of L9 are large enough not to penetrate the skin. Be deodorized and feel safe with L9…

  • L9 Nano Particles equip fibers with unique Antibacterial Properties
  • Antibacterial Material Options include Gold, NanoSilver,
  • Cuprous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Chitosan and other Bacteria killing Activators
  • L9 Antibacterial Particles reduce Bacteria propagation by attacking directly the cell wall and DNA of a target Bacteria
  • Once in touch with L9 Particles, the Bacteria slowly dies or disintegrates
  • L9 Fibers reduce effectively Bacteria related Odor
  • *** When placed at the skin side, L8 Active Carbon releases pleasant FIR warmth
  • *** L8 comines FIR Emission with UV Protection and Odor Absorption
  • *** The FIR also provides healthy blood circulation enhancement

  • Designed for Sportswear, Fashion and Hometextiles, L9 helps protecting Textiles and the Body to be Odor and Bacteria-free

L10 CAMOUFLAGE
L10 CAMOUFLAGE
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L10 CAMOUFLAGE
L10 CAMOUFLAGE

The next stage of camouflage: Dissapear in the night, stay invisible for night-vision equipment and Infrared detection - that s the job of L10. Tactical fabric patterns alone will only protect minimally. L10 CAMOUFLAGE goes far beyond that.

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The next stage of camouflage: Dissapear in the night, stay invisible for night-vision equipment and Infrared detection – that’s the job of L10. Tactical fabric patterns alone will only protect minimally. L10 CAMOUFLAGE goes far beyond that. The technology allows on-demand coverage of particular optical wavelengths. Near, Medium and Far Infrared invisibility and camouflage safes lives, protects in the night from dangers in tactical or dangerous combat areas… 

  • Camouflage is of increasing importance in today’s drone environment
  • Daylight camouflage is typically done by specific patterns printed on the fabric
  • Such patterns do not protect at night. A human body’s infrared emits constantly and is visible by enemy night vision
    equipment
  • Combat troops deserve full protection, especially at night. L10 provides exactly that protection
  • L10 CAMOUFLAGE Additives cover the night vision part of cloaking
  • The Nano Particles filter out specific optical wavelengths in order to make the wearer almost invisible by night vision
    equipment
  • Typically a night vision equipment senses the infrared rays from a human being
  • The NIR to FIR (near to far infrared) waves are visualized on the display, depending on the type of equipment
  • Normal cotton or polyester clothing does not protect from being visible by such equipment
  • Depending on the body’s metabolism and activity, more or less intensive orange – or light green color is seen. Troops become an easy target
  • The spectrum or range of cloaked optical wavelengths is adjustable through a careful selected mix of L10 additives
  • Depending on country, night vision equipment covers more or less wavelengths
  • L10 can be adjusted to a custom designed camouflage, i.e. from 700 to 1200nm which covers the typical human infrared
    emission spectrum as per ISO 20473 scheme
  • Blended with a cotton or polyester combat fabric, the L10 provides night protection
  • It is important that the L10 nano particles are well distributed in the fiber and yarns
  • Such particle dissipation requires careful production and indepth compounding expertise
  • The skin emits an NIR to FIR range of optical wavelengths
  • The intensity of activity also influences the spectrum
  • L10 CAMOUFLAGE additives focus on filtering out the NIR to FIR waves, so they cannot exit the cloth and be seen by a
    night vision equipment
  • Simple printed camouflage pattern will only protect in daylight, simulating the environmen like a chameleon
  • The human spectrum of NIR to FIR waves slides through such fabrics and can be seen by night vision equipment
  • Printed camouflage patterns do not protect the troops during night activity
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
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L11 FLAME-RETARDANT
L11 FLAME-RETARDANT

The new halogen-free Swiss creation of an engineered molecule allows i.e. PA6 flame retardant (FR) fibers and filaments to be non-toxic, non-dripping, fast carbonizing and highly effective in any desired dye.

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The new halogen-free Swiss creation of an engineered molecule allows i.e. PA6 flame retardant (FR) fibers and filaments to be non-toxic, non-dripping, fast carbonizing and highly effective in any desired dye.

  • L11 is a halogen-free engineered flame retardant molecule design
  • Non-dripping
  • Rapid heat & flame reduction
  • Fast carbonizing
  • High LOI percentage (Limit Oxygen Index)
  • L11 saves lives
  • Available as masterbatch chips, spinnable chips, fibers, filaments
  • Ideal for PA6 – Nylon fibers, BCF and filaments
  • For other natural or synthetic fibers and materials, please inquire for our new organic FR finishing solutions and
    alternative additives.

LITRAX L11 FR is halogen-free, reduces heat rapidly, is non-dripping, and carbonizes faster than any other flame retardants. Its effectiveness exceeds that of currently available FR additives. L11 flame retardant is ideal both for PA6 staple fibers or BCF (bulked continuous filament) yarns, in applications like carpets, hometextiles, underwear, professional wear, furnishing, in areas including automotive, airspace or railway. Check out the quick test video below: 

  • Textile fibers without FR agent are likely to create massive damage to humans and environment
  • Synthetic fibers ignite, burn quickly and usually continue to burn after a flame is removed!
  • Synthetic fibers shrink from the flame, melt, and often drip (DANGER), leaving a hard plastic-like bead and potentially
    harming victims with second-degree burns
  • The toxic content of synthetics also creates hazardous smoke that can kill people
  • Burning fabrics without FR agent will produce black smoke and hazardous fumes. Nylon smells like plastic when burnt but can also can produce a celery-like smell; Acrylics burn with a strong, acrid, chemical smell. Polyester smells slightly sweet, also with a chemical odor
  • L11 FLAME RETARDANT protects the textile, prevents such poisonous gasses, dripping or ongoing flames in textiles
    through fast carbonization. It saves lives
  • For other natural or synthetic fibers we offer our new organic flame retardant finishing solutions and alternative
    organic additives. See quick movie below:
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
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L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL
L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL

Welcome to the second skin of LITRAX. Amazing applications on the horizon. Imagine your body receives what it needs, through a gentle release of encapsulated pharmaceuticals, supplements or medicine...

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Welcome to the second skin of LITRAX. Amazing applications on the horizon. Imagine your body receives what it needs, through a gentle release of encapsulated pharmaceuticals, supplements or medicine. Lesser or no pills. No injections. Just gentle feeding through the day or night, just like a beauty mask or a medicine pad. L12 PHARMA-MEDICAL is ideal in combination with health monitoring fabrics (L14) where patients and health-conscious people can tune their health according to their desires, gently through the skin, simply wearing L12 underwear, stockings or socks…

L14 CONDUCTIVITY
L14 CONDUCTIVITY
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L14 CONDUCTIVITY
L14 CONDUCTIVITY

Monitoring a patient remotedly using his bodywear as a sensor, interacting with your app, internet or martphones, connecting your brain to thought-transmitting devices, activating silent muscle stimulation during office hours, using your body...

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Monitoring a patient remotedly using his bodywear as a sensor, interacting with your app, internet or smartphones, connecting your brain to thought-transmitting devices, activating silent muscle stimulation during office hours, using your body as a battery charger, or increasing blood and fluid circulation in varicose veins. These are just some of thousands of possible applications with L14. Ultra thin plasma layers of a wide choice of conductive materials allow a glance into future, where bionic & textile design meets technology, fulfilling desires far beyond today’s imagination…

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L15 GRAPHENE
L15 GRAPHENE
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L15 GRAPHENE
L15 GRAPHENE

LITRAX L15 GRAPHENE has been designed a series of masterbatches for multiple functional purposes. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon consisting of a single layer of atoms arranged in a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice.

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LITRAX L15 GRAPHENE has been designed a series of masterbatches for multiple functional purposes. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon consisting of a single layer of atoms arranged in a two-dimensional honeycomb lattice.

Graphene (GR) has been recently categorized by ISO, in order to protect you from the many fake products out there. And this is why:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) analyzed “Graphene” samples from over 60 providers from Americas, Asia and Europe.

According to the analysis most GR products / textiles worldwide do actually not contain GR: only 2% contain GR, 98% contain graphene oxide (GO) or graphite powder not properly exfoliated to GR, thus chemically contaminated powders.

ISO defines 1-10 layers/platelets of GR as Graphene, here the exact definitions:

  • 1 platelet GR: 1LG
  • 2 layers GR: 2LG
  • Few-layer GR: FLG
  • Graphene Oxide: GO
  • Graphene Nano platelet: GNP

More than 10 layers of Graphene are actually GRAPHITE !

There are several methods to create GR: by mechanical, ultrasonic, chemical, fullerene and other exfoliation or splitting techniques.

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