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SANITIZED AG new biocide-free product for durable, odor-free textiles, ideal for all application processes. Photo courtesy of SANITIZED AG

SANITIZED AG, the specialist for hygiene function in textiles, is expanding its Sanitized® Odorex™ portfolio for odor-neutralizing technologies. The new OX20 product is usable on cotton, viscose, or synthetic fibers. It does not contain any biocides, it is highly wash-resistant, and it can be combined well with other effects. Early on, SANITIZED identified the market …

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SENSIL® ByNature

NILIT, a global leader in premium Nylon 6.6, is introduced SENSIL® ByNature, a new product that significantly improves apparel’s sustainability profile, life cycle analysis, and environmental impact. By using a certified Biomass Balance (BMB) material, NILIT replaces fossil raw material with renewable feedstock. Utilizing this ISCCplus certified material, SENSIL® ByNature reduces GHG emissions and lessens …

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Crown’s new Vacuum Desolventizer Stripper (VDS), installed in their pilot plant currently, and nicely rounds out Crown’s full drying and desolventizing line up.

Crown, a global leader in the oilseed processing industry, introduced its latest innovation for drying and desolventization. Crown’s Vacuum Desolventizer Stripper (VDS) provides superior, continuous indirect vacuum drying and desolventization for temperature sensitive products. Continuous and scalable, Crown’s Vacuum Desolventizer Stripper minimizes product denaturization and discoloration, consumes less steam, and delivers full solvent recovery — …

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TMC Ltd., the owner of Nuyarn spinning technology and a proven innovator in the performance fiber and apparel space, has introduced Herculan, the world’s first product that offers improved performance benefits of wool coupled with unmatched durability and sustainability for the apparel sector. A result of more than three years of R&D, Herculan is a …

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Ski underwear is an important part of the equipment. It can protect against dangerous cuts. Photo: Oleksandr Pyrohov on Pixabay/DITF

Most people associate skiing accidents in alpine competitions with leg and ligament injuries. However, cut injuries from razor sharp ski edges can be as dangerous and in some cases life threatening. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) now carries out cutting tests on materials for textile manufacturers and the International Ski …

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