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Researchers in the USA are using X-ray microcomputed tomography to capture three-dimensional images of the surface of fabrics in order to determine how they will interact with human skin.

An antimicrobial additive that can be added with detergent to washing machines to inactivate bacteria, viruses a fungi on textile surfaces during laundering has been launched by Smart Innovation of

A para-aramid nanofibre has been developed as a separator for lithium-ion batteries.

Huntsman Textile Effects is to become the exclusive distributor of Sciessent's antimicrobial and odour-controlling additive and finishes following the signing of an agreement by the two companies.

A reviewed and extended family of non-halogenated, durable water-repellent (DWR) finishes that are free from alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEOs) and fluorine has been unveiled by Rudolf Group of Gerets

Nonwovens Ibérica has installed the first line for the production of meltblown nonwovens in Spain at its facility in Muro de Alcoy.

After consulting with its customers and partners, JEC Group of Paris, France, has decided to postpone this year's edition of JEC World.

Italian Manufacturer of reinforced thermoplastics, Xenia Materials, has signed a partnership agreement with Jiejiayou (Shenzhen) Material Technology Co Ltd.

Wool fabric-based sensors that can be used to monitor such as human motion while remaining breathable, flexible and comfortable to wear are been developed by researchers at RMIT University in Melbo

Developer of systems for waterless dying and high-throughput digital finishing, Alchemie Technology of Cambridge, UK, has received financial backing from At One Ventures and H&M Group's investm

The European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) of Brussels, Belgium, is calling on the European Commission (EC) and the Member States of the European Union (EU) to set the conditions to e

A high-performance textile developed by Heathcoat Fabrics of Tiverton, UK, for the production of parachutes has enabled the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Perseverance ro

A face mask coated with particles of silicon nitride that inactivate respiratory viruses could be launched later in 2021 following the signing of a licensing agreement between the producer of the p

Viruses similar to the SARS-Cov-2 strain responsible for the human coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic can survive on clothing and migrate to other surfaces for up to 72 hours after first cont

Durable, antimicrobial finishes can be applied to textiles using an ultrasound-based technology being commercialised by Sonovia, Brückner Textile Technologies and Weber Ultrasonics.

A company that has developed a process that enables lignin and hemicellulose to be used as a feedstock for the manufacture of such as bioplastics, textiles, cosmetics and perfume has raised €3.9 mi

A new standard that will help to establish minimum requirements for the design, performance, labelling and care of re-usable barrier face coverings has been approved by ASTM International of West C

A template that can be used to measure the dimensional changes of fabrics and garments after laundering has been launched by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) of Re

Automotive filtration specialist A.L.

A variety of smart textiles are being commercialised by Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM) of Bally, Philadelphia, USA, using its narrow woven base fabrics (E-Webbings).

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