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Baltex Dyeing & Finishing (BDF)


Baltex Dyeing & Finishing (BDF) is based in Nottingham at the heart of the UK's Lace and Warp-Knitting industry.

  • Serving the UK textile industry for more than 10 years.
  • BDF is a division of Baltex, a leading producer of Technical Textiles.
  • Specialists in the commission dyeing and finishing of technical and industrial fabrics, warp-knitted fabrics, weft-knitted fabrics and woven.
  • Fast and efficient service with minimal lead-times.
  • Flexibility in terms of customer batch sizes: small dyebatches from only 350m per shade.
  • Modern equipment and highly skilled staff allow us to offer an extensive range of dyeing and finishing services.



Core Equipment

  • 3.2m Wide Width Famatex Gas Fired Stenter
  • 2.1m Monforts Stenter
  • Dyeing equipment (both Atmospheric & Jet Dyeing) MCS and THIES –TRD Soft flow

Fabric Finishing Capabilities

  • Cotton
  • Nylon 6 and Nylon 66
  • Polyester
  • Meta-Aramid (Nomex/Conex)
  • Stretch fabrics Jersey and Warp-Knit
  • Silk & Lace fabrics (including tulle & voiles)
  • 3D Spacer Fabrics

Dyeing and Finishing

  • Warp Knit Polyester
  • Weft Knit Polyester
  • Wovens
  • Polyamide
  • Cotton
  • Viscose
  • Pad dyeing

Dyelot Sizes

We offer both atmospheric and jet dyeing. We have the capability to dye both small and large dyelots up to a maximum of 800kg.


Technical Finishes


  • Fabric widths from 100cm up to 320cm
  • Fabric Weight from 20-1000 gm/m2
  • Processing of both natural & synthetic fibres in woven, weft or warp-knitted fabric
  • A wide range of technical finishes can be applied to most fabrics.

Finishes currently available include:

  • Scour & Set
  • Flame Retardant (FR)
  • Antic-Static/Anti-Curl
  • Anti-Bacterial finish
  • Anti-Fungal
  • DWR Finish
  • Fluorocarbon finish
  • Print Ready
  • Soft & Stiff Resin
  • Soft Finish
  • Adhesive Priming for (silicone & fluoro silicone rubber)
  • Infra-Red Reflective (IRR)
  • Pad Dyeing


Quality control

  • Full range of fabric testing facilities available
  • Fabric Testing
  • Fabric Inspection



We offer a collection and delivery service within a 15 mile radius of our factory in Nottingham using our own transport.

Please enquire if you are located outside this area

Our standard service includes:

  • Packaging of all fabric rolls using 65 micron polythene
  • Unless specified by the customer all fabric rolls are presented on 50mm/2 inch cardboard tubes.

Please enquire if you have alternative packaging or presentation requirements and these can usually be accommodated.


Feel free to call us to discuss your requirements!

Our contact details

Phone: 0115-978-7089

Fax: 0115-978-7193


Address: Units 4-8, Bar Lane Industrial Park, Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0JA

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