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IDEA and Techtextil North America previews

TTNet is pleased to make available articles previewing the forthcoming IDEA and Techtextil North America exhibitions. To access a PDF of these articles as they appear in our sister publication Technical Textiles International, please click here.

 

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In December 2015 Cytec opened an application centre to develop high-volume methods for the production of composite parts. Editor James Bakewell paid a visit. 

A barrier to the wider use of textile-reinforced polymer composites is the lack of an economic, high-volume manufacturing process for parts with complicated shapes. Hybrid yarns combined with advanced weaving could provide a solution, reports Amanda Jacob.

On a visit to Invista Textiles Ltd, Nick Butler learned about the technology and marketing strategy that lie behind the success of the Cordura brand, and how the company exploits its know-how to develop new products.

 

Editor Nick Butler selects his highlights among the exhibits that readers can find in Milan, Italy, during ITMA 2015 (12–19 November), continuing with a preview of the latest developments for all kinds of woven and knitted fabrics.

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