HeiQ Eco Dry
Stay dry ecologically
Inspired by nature, designed for nature
HeiQ Eco Dry is a family of eco-friendly, innovative and PFC-free water repellent textile technologies that provide protection against water and water-based stains.
- Exceptionally eco-friendly durable water repellency
- Fluorocarbon-free (PFC-free)
- Extreme efficiency and durability to washing and dry cleaning
- Biobased products in the range
- Promotes a soft hand and preserves perfect breathability
- High abrasion resistance
- Air–dry capability
- Applicable to all fiber types, from cellulosics, synthetics and blends to leather and luxury fibers such as silk and wool
- OEKO-TEX suited
- Meets most brand RSL requirements
- Bluesign submitted
HeiQ Eco Dry product range
HeiQ Eco Dry HPR
For synthetic and cellulosic fibers in skiwear/mountain outdoor jackets, windbreakers
HeiQ Eco Dry SYN
For synthetics in skiwear/mountain outdoor jackets, windbreakers
HeiQ Eco Dry CEL
For cellulosics in skiwear/mountain outdoor jackets, windbreakers
HeiQ Eco Dry ACT
For luxury fibers (wool, silk, cellulosics & synthetics) in hiking pants, fleeces, coats, running & hiking apparel, footwear
HeiQ Eco Dry SPR
For synthetics and cellulosics in hiking pants, fleeces, coats, running & hiking apparel, footwear
HeiQ Eco Dry LED
For leather in footwear, bags, fashion jackets, accessories
As technology boosters for optimal performance we recommend:
- HeiQ Effect BOX for synthetics and wash durability, low temp cure
- HeiQ Effect PAX for cellulosics and wash durability, high temp cure
No chalk marks
Laundry air day
HeiQ Eco Dry is designed for a wide range of applications:
HeiQ Eco Dry is…
…an innovative technology that mimics nature to deliver fluorocarbon-free durable water repellent features. It ensures that treated materials stay ecologically dry. Bio-inspired HeiQ Eco Dry empowers textile and leather goods to master wet and wild weather conditions.
HeiQ Eco Dry is a direct response to industry demands for sustainable and eco-friendly water repellent apparel, footwear and other outdoor accessories. HeiQ Eco Dry excels with its universal applicability for all fiber types, from cellulosics, synthetics and blends to leather and luxury fibers such as silk and wool.
Mode of action – Examples
Building a microscopic hydrophobic 3D surface structure to minimize contact points and provide durable water repellency
Creating a barrier with tightly packed functional polymer units providing repellency through steric hinderance
Frequently Asked Questions
HeiQ Eco Dry is a durable textile treatment to achieve high-performance water-repellence without using any harmful fluorocarbons.
Fluorocarbons, sometimes referred to as perfluorocarbons or PFCs, are any compounds derived by substituting the hydrogen atoms (all or just a few) in hydrocarbons by fluorine atoms.
Fluorocarbon based compounds (such as PFOS and PFOA) are persistent in the environment, and potentially pose a health risk to humans.
HeiQ Eco Dry products are available to a wide range of apparel, footwear and other accessories from outdoor to fashion. Wearers can stay dry no matter how wet and wild the weather gets.
Yes, HeiQ Eco Dry treated apparel is machine washable and is also durable to dry cleaning.