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Fashion fabrics

Water-repellent, oil-repellent, stain-resistant material

Lipguard

Lipguard

Durable stain-resistant fabric

The material with a refreshing feeling that washes clean with lasting whiteness! The three product series of Lipguard that pursue "stain-resistance" suited to the occasion: Lipguard-H, Lipguard-V, and Lipguard-W

Lipguard-H

Functionality

Functionality

Lipguard®-H has both oil- and water-repellent properties and is resistant to both water-based and oil-based stains. Lipguard®-H is a balanced stain prevention material that is excellent in stain removal (SR property), which is originally difficult to achieve, and can remove food stains and heated cooking oil stains by washing.

Stain removal mechanism (Lipguard -H)

fig.1:Comparison of fabric smells*1

hydrophilic group oil repellent groups water repellent groups
*Due to the flip-flop phenomenon, the oil- and water-repellent groups repel stains in the air. The hydrophilic groups remove stains in the water.

Lipguard -H Spec Condition
Water-repellent
spray method
Initial Grade 4 or higher -
20times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (160ºC x 1 minute)
50 times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (160ºC x 1 minute)
Oil-repellent AATCC method Initial Grade 4 or higher -
20 times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (160ºC x 1 minute)
50 times household washing Grade 3 or higher -
SR diamond paste method Initial Grade 4 or higher -
20 times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (160ºC x 1 minute)
50 times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (160ºC x 1 minute)
Thermal oil removal Initial Grade 4 or higher Thermal Oil 180ºC

Lipguard-V

Functionality

Functionality

Lipguard®-W is a polyester material with excellent stain removal (SR) properties resistant to grease stains and can remove stains instantly by household washing. Lipguard®-W has excellent removability for a wide range of stain, such as food stain and heated cooking oil, and can maintain removability even after 50 washes.

Stain Removal Mechanism (Lipguard -W)

Stain Removal Mechanism (Lipguard -W)

hydrophilic group oil repellent groups
* Due to the flip-flop phenomenon, the oil- and water-repellent groups repel stains in the air. The hydrophilic groups remove stains in the water.

Lipguard -W Spec Condition
Oil repellent AATCC method Initial Grade 5 or higher -
20times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
50times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
SR diamond paste method Initial Grade 5 or higher -
20times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
50times household washing Grade 3 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
Thermal oil removal Initial Grade 5 or higher Thermal Oil 180ºC

Lipguard -V

Functionality

Functionality

Lipguard®-V is a polyester material with excellent stain removal (SR) properties resistant to grease stains and can remove stains instantly by household washing. In addition to food and heated cooking oil, Lipguard®-V has an SR property that is more specialized for sebum and collar stains. Moreover, Lipguard®-V has high durability and can maintain removability even after 50 industrial washes.

Stain Removal Mechanism (Lipguard -W)

Stain Removal Mechanism (Lipguard -W)

water repellent groups oil repellent groups
* Due to the flip-flop phenomenon, the oil- and water-repellent groups repel stains in the air. The hydrophilic groups remove stains in the water.

Lipguard -V Spec Condition
Oil repellent AATCC method Initial Grade 5 or higher -
50times household washing Grade 2 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
SR diamond paste method Initial Grade 5 or higher -
50times household washing Grade 2 or higher Heat-treated after washing (140ºC x 1 minute)
Thermal oil removal Initial Grade 5 or higher Thermal Oil 180ºC
* Due to the flip-flop phenomenon, the oil- and water-repellent groups repel stains in the air. The hydrophilic groups remove stains in the water.

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