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Insulations: Lightweight and Comfortable for Cold Weather Wear By Kathlyn Swantko

GKyorene GlovesThermal comfort in apparel typically depends on the wearers' layering of various fabrics, external climate conditions, and the physical activity that is undertaken. The right cold-weather gear is lightweight and maintains comfort, creating a microclimate around the body that aids in performance and improves safety.

The FabricLink Network highlights several new technical developments in insulations showcased at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019.

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SAFETY & PROTECTIVE 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.
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GlovesSafety & Protective Embedded LED lights help these gloves keep motorcyclists safer. The gloves can be activated by the twist of a wrist or by the wearer touching his or her thumb and forefinger together, alerting other motorists of the intention to turn. Read More.
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LANXESS EXPANDS PRODUCTION NETWORK FOR FLAME RETARDANTS Specialty chemicals company Lanxess plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with significant investments over the next three years. The company runs a strongly backward integrated production network for bromine and phosphorous based flame retardants with plants in the US, Germany, France and UK. Read more…

Fire danger! NC State rises to the challenge of developing the next generation wildland fire shelter. Read more…

RECRON FS DISPLAYS NEW PROTECTIVE TEXTILES AT HEIMTEXTIL Whether it be upholstery, curtains, furnishing in transportation industries, or theatre seat covers, Recron FS ensures that the right fire-retardant solution is available to the entire EU value chain. Read more…

Flame-retardant apparel market study released Driving factors for growth include enforcement of stringent regulatory rules and increasing awareness about worker safety in high-risk industries worldwide. Read more…

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