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Engaging E-Textiles

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Wipes Leaders Advanced Their Business at the 2024 World of Wipes® International Conference

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WORLD OF WIPES® From Inception to Perfection

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FLT demonstrating the use of FiberTect to wipe away toxins from the skin of an animal.

Recent work by the U. S. Army has shown that FiberTect wipe can decontaminate biological toxin spores as well. With heightened political tensions in some regions of the world, high-tech …

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Figure 1: Concept for a sustainable menstruation panty.

Improving development of sustainable hygiene products using specialty viscose fibers. One area of hygiene – women’s sanitary products – is trending towards more sustainable consumer options and is being fueled …

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Consumer demand for product life cycle transparency will drive innovation in machinery and material design for both virgin fiber production as well as fiber and fabric recycle.

What is yarn spinning and what equipment is needed to prepare the fiber? Textile fibers can be manmade or naturally derived. Natural fibers are cellulose-based, protein-based, or mineral-based while manmade …

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The top five trends shaping global disposable hygiene. Following slightly accelerated growth in 2020, driven in large part by unprecedented demand for disinfecting and antibacterial wipes, global retail disposable hygiene …

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Drylock’s fluffless diapers reduced shelf space requirement in stores. Photo courtesy of Drylock Technologies

The complexity of absorbent hygiene products (AHPs) – baby diapers, femcare products and those for coping with adult incontinence – is not immediately apparent to consumers who never-theless greatly value …

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