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Technology that enables liquid to be transported quickly for the surface of a diaper has been introduced by Ontex.

Evansville, Indiana, USA-based nonwovens producer Berry Global is to install a new meltblown line at one of its facilities in the UK, as part of a collaboration with Medicom to supply the governmen

A multivitamin blend has been added to Devan Chemicals' range of microencapsulated active ingredients for application to fabrics (R-Vital).

The first plant in Australia for the manufacture of spunbond and meltblown nonwovens is to be established by OZ Health Plus of Brisbane, Queensland.

Andritz is to supply a hydroentanglement line with an annual production capacity of 18 kt to Eruslu Nonwoven Group, enabling the Turkish company to produce new technical products.

An antiviral and antimicrobial treatment for textiles proven effective against the strain of

Methods and technologies for the decontamination of personal protective equipment (PPE) for those working in aerospace industry, and for those caring for patients with human coronavirus (COVID-19),

The effectiveness of a variety of natural and synthetic fabrics for the filtration of particles of a similar size to the virus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible for the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

A sensor-based distance-control floor mat that helps to ensure that social distancing is maintained in retail outlets has been developed by printed electronics specialist InnovationLab of Heidelber

Cotton-based dressings that are highly effective for the treatment of diabetic wounds and burns injuries have been developed by engineers from the UK’s University of Sheffield.

Nonwovens producer Takween Advanced Industries of Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, is planning to start talks with Shandong Jofo Nonwoven of Dongying, China, regarding the sale of its subsidiary, Saudi Ara

Lightweight aerogels that can effectively block a wide range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have been produced from cellulose nanofibres and silver nanowires by researchers in Switzerl

A wearable device and a set of algorithms designed to detect the early signs and symptoms of human coronavirus (COVID-19), and to monitor patients as the illness progresses, has been developed by r

In response to growing demand from European manufacturers of electronic and medical devices, Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH has increased production capacity by 40% for its polyamide (PA)-sized chopped

Graphene additives from First Graphene Ltd will be incorporated into glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) laminates manufactured by Australia’s largest swimming-pool producer, Aquatic Leisure Tech

Construction work on a facility that will manufacture carbon fibre-reinforced prepregs for the primary structure of Boeing’s 777X wide-body commercial aeroplane has been completed in Al Ain, United

SABIC has announced it is delivering large volumes of polypropylene (PP) polymers for manufacturing nonwovens used in medical disposables, such as surgical gowns, face masks and hygiene products, i

Suominen Corp has developed a fabric that the company claims passes the European standard for the filtration efficiency and pressure drop specified for the manufacture of certain surgical masks.

The mechanisms that enable the scales of the carp (Cyprinus carpio) to be highly resistant to penetration while remaining flexible have been characterised by researchers working  at the La

A German hospital group says it has developed a treatment that allows the re-use of high-quality face masks worn to protect medical workers at risk of exposure to the virus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible

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