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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 Miss ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. 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
Graphene to make revolutionary changes in smart clothing technology Graphene will revolutionize all sectors, including the textile sector, both from the technical point of view and from the design of intelligent clothing. Read more…

Made in Taiwan: Re-Positioning a Behind the Scenes Business Success Story With production for top brands like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour and Lululemon, Taiwan already accounts for 70% of the world’s output of functional fabrics, but can the country's textile industry take a bold step forward? Read more…

Dystar Group Releases New Sustainability Report As a trusted provider of colorants, auxiliaries and sustainability services, DyStar is strategically placed – in the middle of the value chain – to support textile producers, brands and retailers. Read more…

FDA announces Celliant products as medical devices Hologenix, maker of Celliant, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined Celliant products are medical devices and general wellness products because they temporarily promote increased local blood flow at the site of application in healthy individuals. Read more…

No batteries required: Energy-harvesting yarns generate electricity An international research team at The University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when stretched or twisted. Read more…

3M develops 3M 4076 extended wear medical tape The new acrylic-based non woven tape offers long-term wear on skin and provides a strong and reliable bond in challenging applications, enabling engineers to solve tough medical device design challenges. Read more…

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