Entries by nonwoven

Kraig Biocraft Develops Silkworm Strain For USA Army

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, developer of spider silk based fibres, has developed a strain of genetically engineered silkworms which produces fibres that have the physical properties more suited for use in protective textiles. The development has come under the company’s contract with the US Army. The company will scale up the production of new fibres. Tentatively […]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Launches New Surgical Fabric

Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a leader in fibre-based materials, has announced the launch of its new ViroSēl fabric, constructed for the most critical areas of a surgical gown, designed to keep medical professionals protected and comfortable. ViroS l is Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s next generation Breathable Viral Barrier (BVB) surgical fabric that has a specially formulated design that provides the opportunity […]

Graphene Unlocks New Potential For ‘Smart Textiles’

The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced ‘smart textiles’ has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene. An international team of scientists, led by Professor Monica Craciun from the University of Exeter Engineering department, has pioneered a new technique to create fully electronic fibres that can be incorporated into […]

Turkish Company Produces, German Army Uses

Developed by the Turkish company İltema, the fabric which was able to heat dissipate for a long time with low voltage was tested by the company in Germany and found successful. The fabric used by divers in the German army allows divers to stay bottom of the sea for longer. İltema, which is focuses on […]

New Polyols Reduce Carbon Footprint From Covestro

Under the name cardyon™, Covestro is developing and marketing new polyether carbonate polyols that are produced with the aid of carbon dioxide (CO2). With Desmopan® 37385A the company now offers the first representative of a new series of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) containing polyether carbonate polyols Compared to conventional TPU materials, the new TPU products leave […]

Alternative Adhesive for Textile Industry from Kordsa

Kordsa, which operates in the field of composite technologies with tire and construction reinforcing, has produce a new adhesive collaborating with Continental. This new technology can be the new standard adhesive of the textile reinforcing materials industry. Kordsa introduced its new invention which it developed with Continental at the beginning of 2018 at Tire Technology […]

Akbaşlar Tekstil Conducts R & D Studies For Electronic Textiles That Control Health Status

Turkey’s largest “integrated textile enterprises” in the area Akbaşlar Tekstil gives great importance to textile R & D activities. It succeed innovations in textile sector by producing heat and cold resistant fabrics in outerwear. Akbaşlar Tekstil R&D Center; was established in 2015 by getting approval from the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The company, […]

Berteks Produces Odorless and Non-flammability Fabric

Berteks, which has been in operation for nearly a century, continues to provide services by adding strength to its power every day. Growing with the knowledge and experience that goes on for three generations, Berteks develops itself with new technologies. The company, which has a high standard of production quality, has more than a thousand […]

Australian Researchers Support Smart Garment Technology for Parkinson’s Patients

A team of researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and UNSW Sydney has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Shake It Up Australia Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to test eHealth and smart garment technologies to prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. NeuRA’s Dr Matthew Brodie and Associate Professor Kim […]