When Goulston was founded in 1937, the sole purpose of our Lurol® fiber lubricant was to protect woolen and worsted fiber surfaces to enable mill processing. In the 1950s and 60s, Lurol formulations were developed for synthetic fibers such as nylon, polyester and acrylic. Goulston is still innovating and providing new solutions today. Our fiber lubricants modify polymer and fiber surfaces to add value in both the downstream manufacturing processes and the end-use applications.
Partner with Goulston for spandex fiber base lubricants and additives to optimize production and wow end users. We’ve been engineering spandex lubricants for almost as long as the fiber has existed, and we deliver a consistent supply of quality products. Stay ahead of the competition with Goulston’s extensive knowledge of the industry’s leading elastomeric fiber producers.
Goulston scientists meet the growing needs of today’s carpet industry by designing components and synthesizing new chemistry which allow us to formulate high-performance carpet fiber spin finish for: extrusion, twisting, heat setting and tufting.
Goulston’s industrial spin finishes are engineered for demanding manufacturing and formulated for a variety of high-performance end-use applications. Today’s industrial fiber processes put extreme demands on the both the fiber and spin finish to perform and achieve the desired properties.
Goulston synthetic filament spin finishes provide excellent friction control and customized physical and chemical properties for your processing requirements. Each of our products is specially formulated to address all the filament yarn and fiber processing requirements.
Goulston is the leader in staple fiber finish technology, with a potent combination of custom formulation, market experience, and predictive testing capabilities. Our customer partnerships and market-leading position are built on a foundation of expert technical support.
Goulston manufactures a full line of nonwoven fiber and fabric finishes for products such as diapers, sanitary napkins, wipes, filters, medical fabrics, geotextile fabrics and face masks, to name a few applications.
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