COVID-19 Update: Ahlstrom-Munksjö ramps up medical fabrics production to produce 30 million face masks per month

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Student Spotlight: Performance of carbon fiber nonwoven composites in crash tests

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Q&A: The continuously evolving landscape of fibers for filtration

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HiFyber STP4720 nanofiber

Over the last few years, there has been a steadily increasing demand for improved air quality, particularly indoors, whether in private, public or industrial areas. Likewise, consumers are increasingly aware of the potential health and aesthetic benefits of water and air treatment systems and are becoming more willing to invest in these products to improve …


HeiQ has extended the existing HeiQ Smart Temp line, to be shown at Heimtextil Frankfurt from January 7-10 with its partner Standard Fiber. Bio-based thermo-functional polymer products are adding dual-action cooling at contact to an evaporative cooling technology for use on home textile products. There are three new products in the range that incorporate this …


Bolger & O’Hearn’s water repellent OmniBloq meets the stringent water repellence, breathability and durability requirements for Cotton Inc’s STORM COTTON and STORM DENIM finishes, according to testing conducted at Cotton Inc’s labs. The OmniBloq repellent is designed to work in heavy snow or rain without impacting or impeding the breathability or functionality of cotton or …


KARL MAYER’s new RSJ 4/1 ON raschel machine integrates KARL MAYER’s KM.ON digital products in order to create a single system. The machine includes the k.ey and k.innovation systems and the KM.ON cloud, allowing for a user to transfer virtual textile development directly to the machine. The k.innovation systems include a web-based design tool allowing …


Oerlikon Neumag’s latest carpet yarn system, BCF S8, was on display at DOMOTEX 2020 in Hanover, Germany from January 10-13. The core component of the process is the Color Pop Compacting Unit (CPC-T) for a more flexible and even color separation. Individually controllable air pressures per color in the CPC-T provide pre-tangling and an opportunity …