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Nonwoven IDEA Show 2022 - Nonwoven Textiles for a Circular Economy

productsPART 1: Sustainable Fiber Solutions - Innovative products and equipment, and sustainable advancements in nonwoven fabrics were highlights of the 21st edition of IDEA Show, the world's preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics. The show, organized by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, was co-located with the second FiltXPOâ„¢, North American's only exhibition and conference dedicated exclusively to filtration and separation. The combined events were held March 29-31 at the Miami Convention Center. IDEA Show 2022 offered the first opportunity since 2019 for approximately 5,000 textile executives and IDEA Show attendees to once again engage in face-to-face business meetings with global leaders from the nonwoven, engineered materials market.. Read the full article.

PART 2: Advancements in Nonwoven Textiles - One of the primary goals of the global textile industry is to make synthetic textile production and consumption more circular and sustainable for the future. Textile industry sustainability includes a number of factors, such as: greater use of natural fibers; reduced use of water and power in production; the reuse and recycling of existing products; control of microplastic emissions; and the improved collection and elimination of waste materials. . Read the full article.


FilterTextile-based filter could remove carbon dioxide Researchers found they could filter carbon dioxide from air and gas mixtures at promising rates using a proposed new textile-based filter that combines cotton fabric and an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase.

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FABRIC CONVERTS MOTION INTO ELECTRICITY A crucial component in the fabric is a polymer that, when pressed or squeezed, converts mechanical stress into electrical energy.

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Forest of ColorXERIANT'S RETACELL FLAME RETARDANT Xeriant, Inc., has completed the critical pre-certification testing of its eco-friendly Retacell flame retardant on synthetic fabrics.

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DREXEL 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.

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Textile waste is a problem: How researchers want to solve it In the US, 11 million metric tons of textile waste go into landfills every year. But what if we could make that waste disappear? Read more…

Futuristic In Technical Textile Textiles are no more limited for use as apparels clothing. With the rapid changes in the social economic structure of our society, textiles enhancing the quality of human life through protection against various hazards as well as adverse environment. 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…

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…

It's now illegal in Mass. to throw out used jeans and worn-out socks Starting today, Massachusetts residents must recycle their old clothing and other textiles instead of tossing them in the garbage. Read more…

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