The Technical Center

The
Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   August 22, 2018  Facebook Twitter
Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'18 - Sustainability and the Snow Sports Market

OmniBloq

3D Body scanning, cloud-connected smart production systems, advances in sustainable recycling processes, cooling fabrics, and smart light technology were some of the exciting highlights at the fifteenth edition of Techtextil North America and the forth Texprocess Americas, held in Atlanta, GA, May 22-24, 2018 The co-located events featured the latest innovations in technical textiles, nonwovens, sewn products, equipment and technology.

Read the full article.

TECHNICAL TEXTILE 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.
vestAPPAREL Eco-aware Swedish sportswear brand Houdini has a trick up its sleeve with edible clothing. The biodegradable garments were composted and turned into soil and fertilizer for growing vegetables. Read More.
Future FabricsTECHNICAL TEXTILES North Sails has established dominance in the world of sailmaking, and are now using that same dedication to innovation, smart design and passion to lifestyle clothing.Today'sNorth Sails is bring their lifestyle clothing to a global stage. Read More.
TECHNICAL TEXTILE NEWS & VIEWS
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…

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…

The Future Is Knit: Why the Ancient Art of Knitting Is High-Tech Again Whole garment knitting opens the door to far more futuristic applications, like jackets that warm and cool you as needed or shirts that measure your heart rate. Read more…

Solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors The new supercapacitor uses layers of flexible, 3-dimensional porous foam formed from graphene and silver, capable of storing and releasing around three times more power than any similar flexible supercapacitor. Read more…

Siren unveils new diabetic sock and foot monitoring system Siren Diabetic Socks continuously monitor foot temperature to detect signs of inflammation, the precursor to diabetic foot ulcers. Read more…

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
Drirelease
natural & synthetic microblend
Schoeller
Functional Woven Textiles
Outlast
Phase change materials
GTI
BodyCare
Functional Fashion Fabrics
Nilit
Fashioning Nylon 6.6

Get Indexed for FREE