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Sustainable and Circular Fiber and Fabric Options

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Nonwoven Wipe Innovation for Global Security

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Out of this world smart wearables

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Heidi Beatty presented Nanollose™’s technology for generating fibers without either bio-polymers or fiber crops.

In September 27-28, 2022, INDA, The Nonwoven Fabrics Association, held the RISE® Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference at North Carolina State University. Much of the conference focus …

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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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The International Space Station (ISS)

Wireless Compose-2: A Wireless Communication Network with a Ballistocardiography Smart-Shirt Experiment in the ISS Columbus Module Evaluating the effects of the environment of space on the human cardiovascular system was …

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Detlef Braun, member of the board at Messe Frankfurt GmbH: “The industry is adept at meeting challenges with new ideas, developments and business models.” Photo courtesy Messe Frankfurt

It was very apparent at this year’s combined Techtextil, Texprocess and one-time-only Heimtextil Summer Special shows which were held in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21-24, that European legislation is currently …

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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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