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Innovative Textile Products Transforming the Textile Industry

heartpatchMedical textiles: what’s next?

“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance, particularly in developed and developing economies. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements."

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 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market July 23-26 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.
MEDICAL NEWS & VIEWS
IIT Madras develops biodegradable, super-absorbent polymer The new polymer’s water absorption capacity was about eight times compared to super-absorbing polymers used in commercial diapers. The team is working on similar biodegradable polymers as a substitute for polyurethane, polystyrene packaging materials. Read more…

3D Printed Ballet Shoes Offer Dancers Support and Protection From Injury A 3D printed a ballet shoe called P-rouette uses a lightweight lattice structure for the sole as well as the insole.The shoes offer extra support, protecting against the kinds of injuries that are common to ballet dancers. Read more…

Gore shows high-performance solutions at Farnborough Air Show Proven in the real world, Gore’s high-performance solutions for aerospace and defense applications ensure connection, protection, and safety in the most demanding environments. Read more…

Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware Electronic devices in soft fabrics, potentially make it possible to produce clothing that communicates optically with other devices, with significant applications to the biomedical field. Read more…

Southampton Univ working on e-textile against arthritis The research is exploring the use of e-textile technology as a therapeutic application enabling self-management of healthcare conditions to help people feel better and live longer. Read more…

McLaren Senna in US uses Nanobionic Technology in Car Seats The seats stimulate local blood flow, and increase energy, comfort and overall feeling of wellness for the driver and passengers. Nanobionic coating is applied to athletic apparel, bedding products, everyday apparel, footwear and military apparel. Read more…

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