Silicones are multiple used in the area of textile finishing. They improve the wearing comfort of synthetic and organic fibres, keep the breathability or protect - if required - against penetration of moisture.
Organic modified Silicones are used as basic products in the formulation of textile auxiliaries.
In textile industry fabrics are often equipped with hydrophilic softeners in order to guarantee an increased absorption of sweat. Particularly toweling, underwear and sportswear are treated with special Silicones.