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Innovative Textile Products Transforming the Textile Industry
Secant GroupAdvances in smart medical textiles

A series of novel developments in medical textiles see smart textiles coupled with smart design to deliver benefits to both patients and medical professionals.

From IFAI's Advanced Textiles Source magazine.

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MEDICAL ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Jan 30 - Feb 1 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.
vestMEDICAL FABRICS Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future. Textiles are especially suitable for use on and in the human body. The body itself consists of many fibers too, including muscle, tendon and nerve fibers. Textiles can also be used to make copies of entire organs or parts of them. Read More.

vestMEDICAL FABRICS Weaving biological tissues. In developing the fabric, the biomedical engineers looked to the adaptive properties of plant and animal tissues. The long-term goal is to weave biological tissues that are like human body parts that reflect the biology, architecture and mechanical properties of the periosteum to replace failing joints. Read More.
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Nike presents digitally powered adjustable footwear The technology works with a cable tightening system routed throughout the shoe, designed as a two-zone operation. Read more…

Advances in smart medical textiles A series of novel developments in medical textiles see smart textiles coupled with smart design to deliver benefits to both patients and medical professionals. Read more…

The science of knitting, math & amazing potential In picking a knit stitch you are not only choosing the geometry but also the elastic properties of the fabric. That allows you to build in the right mechanical properties for anything from aerospace engineering to tissue scaffolding materials Read more…

Growing interest in using natural “smart” fibers The textile world is rediscovering the properties of natural fibers. Stronger, smarter and more adaptable than we ever expected, they can compete with synthetics in many end uses—and provide sustainable options for the future. Read more…

This new fabric will automatically cool you down when you get hot and sweaty A new fabric, developed by a team at the University of Maryland, is the first to automatically warm wearers up or cool them down as needed. Read more…

MILLIKEN OPENS WEBSITE PRESENTING TEXTILES PORTFOLIO The new website refines Milliken’s performance and protective textile division’s marketplace presence and highlights the history of Milliken textiles. Read more…

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