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Innovation at ORSMUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Arc'teryx Partners with UBC on Next Generation of Water - Oil Repellent Fabric. Fabrics are being fabricated without the use of PFCs, as the toxicity of PFCs can remain in the environment for hundreds of years.

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Harvard MaskHARVARD UNIVERSITY RESEARCH - Wearable Mask Technology utilizes "wearable freeze-dried cell-free" (wFDCF) fabrics integrated into masks or lab clothing that is capable of identifying pathathogens and toxins, including detecting SARS-COVID from a patient's breath.

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BiosyntheticsUNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - SpydaSilk Research leads to commerciliation of Kraig Labs SpydaSilk. Until now scientists haven't been able to assemble spider silk's genetic proteins into a cost effective fiber with desired properties.

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BiosyntheticsYALE UNIVERSITY - Innovative Robotic Fibers Transform Fabrics into 3D Androids. - The fabric stiffens or softens depending on the temperature, and can be designed with a memory to change shape and return to its original shape.

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BiosyntheticsDREXEL UNIVERSITY - New Age Textile Shield Advanced research offers coated fabric with electromagnetic pollution protection. The project utilizes MXene, a conductive two-dimensional coating materialmdiscovered at Drexel in 2011.

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Germany's Freudenberg to launch reusable packaging at Fachpack 2022 The microfilament textiles offer improved surface protection for moulded plastic parts, painted parts, and so-called class A parts, thus providing customers with significant savings potential Read more…

France's Carbios partners with Michelin in plastic recycling project he innovative project called WhiteCycle is a first-of-its-kind public/private European partnership including 16 organisations and will run for four years. Read more…

Theory Behind Air Bags Application In Automobiles Textiles are used in cars for a wide variety of purposes: to enhance comfort, thermal insulation, design, vehicle safety and more insulation, often required acoustic properties. Read more…

Development Of New Functional Fibers For Composites In Aerospace And Railway Industries Multifilament yarns can be incorporated by dissolution in the manufacture of composite materials with a specific localization and orientation at both the nano and microscales to enhance weight savings and material properties. Read more…

US' Dyper converts soiled diapers & wipes into usable biochar This will reduce landfill waste and lessen greenhouse gas emissions by transforming something as environmentally hazardous as a used diaper into something that can ultimately have a carbon-neutral footprint. Read more…

Researchers in Germany invent high-tech textile vest for lung patients Piezoceramic acoustic sensors are fixed on the front and back of the vest to detect and record even the smallest noise produced by the lungs in the thorax. Read more…

Archroma starts the FiberColors* revolution (1/26/23)

Jack Wolfskin and Microban International produce odour-resistant apparel that is ready for adventure (1/26/23)

Gordini Enters Performance Sock Category for Fall 2023 (1/24/23)

Optimer Brands receives ECO Passport Certification from Oeko-Tex for its DRICOMFORT® GEO 365 technology. (1/24/23)

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