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Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'18 - Sustainability and the Snow Sports Market

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In today's high-performance fabric market, Cooling Technology has become an important science. In response to consumer demands in the outdoor and activewear markets, fabrics that involve cooling technologies have become increasingly popular. Manufacturers involved in the development of fabrics and apparel for these markets have also increased their R&D target towards new cooling technologies.

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TECHNICAL TEXTILE NEWS & VIEWS
AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB TO USE SILK IN SYNTHETIC FIBRES Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory and Purdue University are trying to apply natural silk to synthetic fibres like artificial spider silk, which is stronger than the polymer Kevlar and more flexible than nylon. Read more…

TECHTEXTIL INVITES LECTURE TOPICS FOR TECHTEXTIL FORUM Techtextil has invited applications for lecture topics for its Techtextil forum to be held from May 14-19, 2019, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Interested candidates can submit their topics by November 7, 2018. Read more…

GlideWear solutions for children GlideWear clothing line features patented technology that is low friction and protects areas of the body that are especially at risk, including elbows and knees. Read more…

Understanding the protective textiles market The protective textiles sector is expected to grow at an annual rate of 4 percent, according to a recent report by Leeds, U.K.-based WTiN Intelligence Service. Read more…

Spider silk helps generate electricity An international research team has used spider silk to make tiny devices to generate electricity with the help of simple pressure-inducing acts such as finger tapping, walking, and shallowing. Read more…

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