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A flame-retardant (FR), bio-resin-based prepreg has passed the stringent fire testing necessary for it to be used in trains that cannot be evacuated from the side, as is the case in many undergroun

An optimized compression bandage has been developed by Laboratoires Urgo of Chenôve, France.

A prototype extruder that can be used to recycle a wide range of materials has been developed by researchers at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in Espoo.

A polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) coating that imparts flame retardancy (FR) to substrates, without the need for additives or halogenated materials, has been launched by Lubrizol Corp.

Resin-infusion equipment for the manufacture of large composite parts has been installed at the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK.

Yarns spun from staple fibres made with polymer derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles are to be supplied in Turkey by Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri AS following the signing of

Karl Mayer Technische Textilien GmbH of Obertshausen, Germany, is to highlight its machinery for the manufacture of reinforcements for composites at JEC World.

A composite multilayer implantable structure has been developed by Maquet Cardiovascular of Wayne, New Jersey, USA.

A viscose fibre for disinfectant wipes is to be highlighted by Kelheim Fibres at IDEA 2019 as the company announces its intention to focus increasingly on the production of speciality fibr

Teijin Ltd’s carbon fibre (Tenax) and unidirectional carbon fibre-reinforced thermoplastic prepreg tape (Tenax TPUD) have been registered on Boeing's qualified products list.

An undergarment designed to relieve the symptoms of menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea) via compression is described by Ziivaa of Sarasota, Florida, USA.

Oxygen-diffusive wound dressings have been developed by medical device manufacturer Owl Manor Medical of Warsaw, Indiana, USA.

A dressing that will be particularly useful in post-circumcision wound care has been developed by Compose Element of Taipei, Taiwan.

Electrically conductive warp-knitted textiles are currently the subject of extensive development work at Karl Mayer of Obertshausen, Germany.

A method for depositing metals onto fabrics that could be exploited to produce flexible batteries, wireless devices and sensors has been developed by researchers in the UK.

Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services has awarded a contract extension to Teijin Ltd for the supply of carbon fibre until 2025.

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers has become a member of Adaptive Manufacturing Open Solutions (ADAMOS), an alliance of machine construction, production and information technology (IT) companies established

A new event, the West Coast US Functional Fabric Fair, is to be held in Portland, Oregon, USA, on 22–23 October 2019.

A technique that can be used to convert carbon nanofibres and carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into diamond fibres in air at ambient temperature and pressure has been developed by researchers at North Carol

A novel haemostatic textile has been developed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Entegrion Inc of Durham, both in North Carolina, USA.

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