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Secant GroupAdvances in smart medical textiles

A series of novel developments in medical textiles see smart textiles coupled with smart design to deliver benefits to both patients and medical professionals.

From IFAI's Advanced Textiles Source magazine.

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MEDICAL 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.
vestMEDICAL FABRICS Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future. Textiles are especially suitable for use on and in the human body. The body itself consists of many fibers too, including muscle, tendon and nerve fibers. Textiles can also be used to make copies of entire organs or parts of them. Read More.

vestMEDICAL FABRICS Weaving biological tissues. In developing the fabric, the biomedical engineers looked to the adaptive properties of plant and animal tissues. The long-term goal is to weave biological tissues that are like human body parts that reflect the biology, architecture and mechanical properties of the periosteum to replace failing joints. Read More.
MEDICAL NEWS & VIEWS
TORAY UNVEILS LATEST DISPOSABLE PROTECTIVE WEAR LIVMOA CL Toray Industries has developed a sterilised type of clothing for use in cleanrooms called Livmoa CL, the latest iteration of its Livmoa series of disposable protective wear. Read more…

Fabrics protect from chemical warfare agents? A new coating for textile fibers shows promise for efficiently capturing toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents. The research could lead to improved masks and personal protective equipment for soldiers and others at risk of exposure. Read more…

COVESTRO'S IMPRANIL DLN-SD ENSURES SUSTAINABILITY Covestro has introduced Impranil DLN-SD, a water-based polyurethane (PU) dispersion, which can be used to manufacture biodegradable textile coatings. Read more…

USTER TO SHOW EVS FABRIC INSPECTION SYSTEMS AT TECHTEXTIL The system’s ability to capture any visible fabric faults – with a proven and consistently high rate of defect detection – and its optimized fabric grading makes accurate automatic quality control an integral part of manufacturing. Read more…

DUNMORE WORKS WITH DUPONT ON WEARABLE ELECTRONICS Dunmore has been working with the DuPont Advanced Materials group on a unique wearable electronics project. Read more…

KAIST TEAM MAKES WASHABLE DISPLAYS FOR SMART TEXTILES Scientists have developed a textile-based wearable display module technology that is washable and does not require an external power source, overcoming the problem in smart clothing with regard to its power sources and moisture permeability. Read more…

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