LJ SPECIALITIES HAS A NEW HOME AT MAGNACOLOURS
Innovation in Colour and Finishing
LJ Specialties has a new home within MagnaColours and are continuing to offer advanced support services to the textile industry, enhancing our production techniques and quality with competitive and innovated products. Together we will strive to demonstrate our ability to outperform our customer needs in today’s ever-changing marketplace by creating close working and long-term relationships with our stakeholders.
The ITO Range
The main Dyestuffs are split into 3 categories:
Disperse dyes for Polyester – ITOSPERSE ranges
Reactive dyes for Cellulose and Wool ITOFIX ranges and ITOWOL for wool.
Acid dyes for Wool, Polyamide and Silk – ITOLEVELLING, ITOMILLING, ITOSET, ITOLAN
The chemical side of LJ Specialities is over 50% of the business, supplying high-quality customers for Automotive, Retailers and Technical textiles.
The ITOFLAM range of flame retardants cover the full range of required wash standards including “non-durable”, “semi-durable” and “durable” for Cellulose, Polyester, Wool and Polyamide.
We can meet requirements of most flame retardant standards’ for the individual end uses including workwear, curtains, drapes, upholstery, furnishings, mattresses, and transportation. Our range is highly concentrated and the halogen-free range of ITOLAM flame retardants provide a low-cost alternative for customers with consistently high-quality results.
The environmental ITOFLAM range includes flame retardants for exhaust or pad application which have enabled us to offer a finish with little impact on the handle and shade of the finished articles.
We offer tailor-made ITOCOAT FR range of flame retardants for back coating and printing applications.
The Functional Finishes ITO Range is one of the industry-leading innovative finishes, which meet the markets current and future needs of reliability, performance, and wash durability. Micro encapsulation technology is one of the techniques used to give water-soluble products wash durability. Plus, by differing the capsule type we can enable slow-release or release upon pressure, temperature, etc. enabling a potential solution to your problems.
Fabrics with skin-kind properties are also available in a non-microcapsule ranges offering silky soft handle as well with the following products at the forefront of our range:
ITOFINISH LJM Series Silk amino acid either alone or with other additives such as SHEA BUTTER, ARGON OIL
ITOFNISH KELP Multi mineral finish with great handle and skin kind properties
ITOFINISH ALO Series Aloe Vera based products
Also, our Natural Anti-Odour functional finishes are popular in the marketplace and the innovative Well Being finishes which enable improved sleep and well-being.