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Devices That Can Extend Health and Profits

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Nanocomposites: Self-disinfecting Fabrics

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Challenges in Making Smart Clothing Accessible for Healthcare

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FET-100 Series multifunctional melt spinning system configured for multifilament yarns.

By Mark Smith, Fibre Extrusion Technology

Demand for antimicrobial fibers, textiles and apparel is forecast to continue its strong growth, with consumer demand fueled by growing awareness of the importance of personal hygiene and the health risks posed by certain microorganisms.

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Rising consumer awareness of health issues along with enhancements in the standard of living in developing countries, such as India, China, Brazil and South Korea, are anticipated to boost the …

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At ANTEC® 2016, Gelest, Inc. will be highlighting its silicon-based BIOSAFE® antimicrobial, which it recently acquired after a two-year period of exclusive licensing. Gelest is now shepherding the product through Food …

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By Donald Wagner and Joel Zazyczny, Gelest, Inc.

BIOSAFE® is a new silicon-based antimicrobial from Gelest, Inc. Its novel activity imparts long lasting bacteriostatic, fungistatic and algistatic properties to substrates, such as textiles, preventing deterioration and discoloration caused by fungi.

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