Emerging Common-Sense Sustainability

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Smart yarns for health and wellbeing

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TWINE offers an inkjet color process for thread or yarn that is waterless and allows for only the quantity required to be dyed, reducing waste. Photo courtesy Marie O’Mahony

Sustainability has been a dominant, if not the dominant presence in fiber and yarn developments throughout 2022 and shows no signs of abating in the near future. Manufacturers have, in …

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The sensoric yarn developed by DITF allows for precision locating within a single yarn giving greater flexibility to how sensor yarns are integrated as it eliminates the need for multiple sensors and a grid format. Photo courtesy of DITF

In the last five years, smart yarn technology has gone from being an enabler of smart materials to being the carrier – and the dispenser – of intelligence in wearables. …

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