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In the second of a three-part series reviewing the test methods applicable to fibrereinforced composites, M.Subramanian Senthil Kannan and R.Geethamalini of India's PSG College of Technology consider
A case study featuring Velcro USA and Foster-Miller demonstrates how a long-term partnership based on trust has helped both sustain their industry leadership.
A UK Company has launched an aftercare product for the outdoor trade claiming that it combines water-repellency with increased fabric strength, increased resistance to ultraviolet (UV) degradation, an
Made-to-Measure skin and bones, which could be used to treat burn victims or patients who have suffered severe disfigurements, may soon be a reality using ink-jets that can print human cells.
Fibre Technology Specialist, Amicor, has joined forces with Europe's leading carpet manufacturer, Associated Weavers,to produce what the partners describe as the world's first durable anti-allergen ca
Johns Manville, which describes itself as a leading manufacturer of premium-quality building and speciality products, today announced plans to invest in a new polyester spunbond production line at its
Worldwide Demand for organic colorants (dyes and organic pigments) is forecast to grow 4.9% a year from a relatively weak base in 2003 to reach $10.6 billion in 2008, according to the latest market st
Viledon, a global leader in nonwoven synthetic media, has cooperated with the engineering firm Advanced Filtration Concepts (AFC) to develop better filtration products for gas turbines.
M/S Coatemacoating Machinery GmbH has developed what it describes as a "two-in-one" hotmelt laminating solution--the Coatema Hot Dot Plant.
Swiss Weaving Machine manufacturer Sultex revealed its newly developed air-jet weaving machine - Sulzer Textil L5500 - to the public for the first time at Itmex, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 21-25 February 2005
Radici Group - a worldwide producer of chemicals, plastics, fibres, textiles and auxiliary activities, based in Italy - has introduced a new anti-microbial nylon carpet yarn, polyamide 6, containing M
Nilit Ltd, a supplier of yarns and microfibres, has introduced Sensil Bodyfresh, a yarn that incorporates Milliken's AlphaSan(r) antimicrobial agent in order to combat odour in activewear.
Ems-Griltech has improved the flame-resistant properties of some of its copolyester adhesives.
James Heal's Nu-Martindale 864 is an abrasion and pilling tester designed for flexibility and ease of use.
In the first part of a conference held at the prestigious Royal Society in London,UK, speakers reported on the very latest technologies being used and developed in the textiles field.Ian Holme reports
Dow Corning predicts that new high-technology finishing technologies are about to enhance the quality of life beyond stain resistance and wrinkle reduction.
Swiss Company Schoeller is launching the first fabric based on natural fibres treated with its self-cleaning finishing technology NanoSphere(r).
In the presence of European Union's (EU's) Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik, the European textile and clothing industry, represented by the European Apparel and Textile Organisation (Euratex) laun
The European Association for Textile Polyolefins (EATP) has announced the dates, venue and theme for its 2005 Executive Seminar.
A printing technique capable of producing retroflective fabrics is described in European Patent EP 1 431 449.