Movers & Shakers – April 2021: Asahi Kasei opens new European R&D Center

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Student Spotlight: e-Textiles offer promising data to improve the comfort of prosthetic limbs

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Student Spotlight: Multifunctional temperature-responsive textiles

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Spinnova, Suzano Partnership

In the dynamic and global textile fiber industry with its various manufacturing processes and end-uses, news and information is breaking on a daily basis. International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to our industry from manmade to natural to bio-based fibers, innovations in nonwoven, woven, braided and technical textiles, technologies for additives, bonding, coatings and polymers, …

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Typical VacuFil process including Visco+

Across the globe, consumers are demanding sustainable products and the careful utilization of resources – increasingly so in the textile sector. As a result, textile producers are switching from exclusively virgin polyester to recycled polyester, mostly made of bottle waste. So far, post-production fiber waste itself has not been recycled into new high-class fibers, but …

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Bally Ribbon Mills E-WEBBINGS Smart Textiles

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces it is bringing to commercialization a variety of smart textile products – those that incorporate electronics or other actuation mechanisms into traditional fiber technology. Working with developers or fabricators making products for OEMs, BRM is using …

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Celliant Viscose officially debuts at ISPO Textrends Munich 2021

Hologenix, inventors of Celliant infrared textile technology, has partnered with Kelheim Fibres to introduce a sustainable fiber alternative for performance fabrics. Celliant is a proprietary blend of natural minerals that gives any textile-based product the ability to capture and convert body heat into full-spectrum infrared (IR) energy, which has been clinically validated to increase local …

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KARL MAYER now offers capability to produce seersucker-effect fabrics on warp knitting machines. The advance was enabled using a type HKS 4-M EL in E 28 high-performance tricot machine and a polyamide winding yarn with an elastance core. The gauge of the textured PU/PA yarn is dtex 110 f 24, with the material tensioned in …

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