Functional Finishing: Developments & Problem-Solving

March 17, 2022

This workshop covers the basic components of functional finishing in fabrics and garments using chemical technology to achieve certain performance outcomes.

Learn about chemistries used to provide performance that reaches beyond fabric color and appearance, finishing techniques, and the equipment used. Get a detailed review of functional finishes such as wrinkle resistance, moisture management, water repellency, and durable cotton. See examples of how to problem solve to determine cause and effects regarding issues you may encounter on the job. Receive instruction from qualified fabric experts on the state-of-the-art functional finishing of cotton fabrics and garments.

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Time Frame

1-3:30 p.m. ET


Topics Covered

  • Preparation
  • Durable press finishing – PUREPRESS™ technology
  • Water repellency – STORM COTTON™ technology
  • Moisture management processes – WICKING WINDOWS™ and TransDRY® technologies
  • Durable cotton – TOUGH COTTON™ technology


Why Attend

  • Acquire technical knowledge of basic chemistries and their application to provide for better end-product decisions.
  • Receive first-class instruction from industry professionals.
  • Learn troubleshooting techniques to solve problems.



This is an intermediate-level course. Knowledge of fabric formation and dyeing processes is a plus.