3XDRY®: Three times dry – the feel good technology
Dry on the outside. Dry on the inside. Dry in a flash. 3XDRY® is a textile finishing technology that combines two functions into one textile. On the outside the textile is water repellent and significantly less susceptible to stains. The inside of the textile absorbs and distributes moisture over the surface. As a result, textiles with 3XDRY® dry very quickly. Perspiration marks are practically invisible from the outside. Additionally, moisture evaporates close to skin to assist the natural cooling process of the body.
The outside of the textile is water and dirt repellent.
At the same time, on the inside of the textile perspiration is quickly absorbed and transported away from the body. Moisture is distributed over the surface and evaporates rapidly. As a result, textiles with 3XDRY® dry much faster in comparison to conventional textiles.
Care / Properties of 3XDRY®
- natural cooling effect
- minimizes perspiration marks
- highly abrasion resistant
- no effect on the breathability
- washable and easy care
- reactivation of function through tumble drying or ironing
Natural cooling effect:
3XDRY® stimulates the natural cooling effect during an active phase. Measurements on the right present a textile finished with 3XDRY® in comparison to an untreated fabric. Thanks to the outstanding performance of the technology, the tested fabric samples show a temperature difference of up to -3° C after the active phase.
3XDRY® is based on state-of-the-art C6 fluorochemicals (i.e. molecule chains consisting of 6 carbon atoms). Even with highly sensitive measurement methods, which detect impurities as small as 25 ppb (parts per billion), neither PFOA nor PFOS were found on fabrics treated with 3XDRY® technology. It combines modern functionality and the safety requirements that will apply to fluorochemicals in the future. The possible secondary components of C6-chemical (for example PFHxA = perfluorohexanoicacid) have a more favourable safety profile than products based on longer chain chemistry.