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An efficient method for making stretch-broken tows of carbon fibre that enable the production of more formable composites is being developed by researchers at Montana State University (MSU) in Boze

Argentine manufacturer of sportswear, Texameri SA, has recently installed two stenters (Power-Frame) from Brückner Textile Technologies for the finishing of knitted fabrics. 

Under Armour and North Carolina State University (NCSU) have established a partnership that will see the manufacturer of sportswear invest more than US$1 million in research at the university over

Ways to reduce dramatically the amount of energy required for the meltblowing of nonwovens are being developed by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), in Lemont, I

A novel three-dimensional (3D) carbon fibre reinforcement, which enables the production of impact-resistant and durable composites, is being used by We Are One Composites Inc, of Kamloops, British

Australia-based manufacturer of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) wheels for cars, Carbon Revolution, is planning to trade shares on a national exchange in the USA following the signing of a m

Multi-layered tufted and needlepunched carpet systems made entirely from polyester (PES), making them easier to recycle than multimaterial systems, are being developed for automotive applications b

A prototype house made from wood fibres and bio-based resins has been three-dimensionally (3D) printed by researchers at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) in

An efficient microwave-assisted chemical method for recycling glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) wind-turbine blades is being developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

A cheap and simple method for incorporating triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) into textiles is being developed by researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, USA. 

The resistance of carbon fibre-reinforced ultra-high-temperature ceramics to temperatures of above 2000°C is being tested by researchers in Japan. 

A cap in the wholesale price of gas below €80 per megawatt hour would be of little help to the European textiles industry, according to the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) of B

A durable fabric made by Invista's Cordura brand from pre-consumer recycled polyamide (PA) has been used by Bach Equipment to produce a tote bag that will be launched at ISPO Munich 2022.

A mint-based finish that traps malodours has been launched by HeiQ of Zurich, Switzerland, and Patagonia of Ventura, California, USA. 

The developer of what it describes as a “virtuous" process for recycling carbon fibre-reinforced plastics (CFRPs), Fairmat of Paris, France, has secured €34 million in funding. 

Freudenberg Performance Materials has completed the installation of 13 000 m2 of photovoltaic panels on the roof of its factory in N

A polymer (vitrimer) that demonstrates the strength of a thermoset, but can be re-melted when heated above its glass transition temperature (Tg) like a thermoplastic, enabling it to be recycled rep

W.L. Gore & Associates is to launch two double-layer laminates (Gore-Tex) featuring a textile (Bionic) made from plastic waste collected from coastal environments. 

Water-repellent fabrics that incorporate wool from Chargeurs Luxury Materials are to be produced by Schoeller Textil AG, as it looks to use more sustainable materials in its products. 

An automated plant capable of recycling more than 3.5 kt of waste carbon fibre a year has been opened in Bouguenais, France, by Fairmat.