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Microplastic pollution from textiles – a microscopic, yet massive, problem

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Automotive interior trends will drive developments in new materials

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Creating a more breathable, reusable N95 mask

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Mechanical recycling of used clothing made from mixed fibers

Passenger compartment becoming a key decision factor in car purchasing Electric vehicles (EVs) are propelling the automotive industry toward a more sustainable future, while autonomous driving will alter just about everything regarding vehicles – mega-changes that will amount to the biggest leap forward since cars replaced horses. Almost all the attention concerning autonomous vehicles is …

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NatureWorks’ Ingeo PLA biopolymer

NatureWorks, Nonwovens Institute collaboration produces an innovative new filter media As the world faces a critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical workers confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, a long-standing partnership between NatureWorks and the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) at North Carolina State University (NC State) has resulted in a new spunbond nonwoven technology that …

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Fabric Folding Line

Bierrebi is a design and manufacturing company that operates in the segment of automatic cutting machinery for the textile and health care industries. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013, the company was founded in Bologna, Italy, in 1963, and has constantly grown in the market through the adoption and development of innovative technologies and …

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Surgery

The protection of medical personnel, particularly in surgical settings, from viral exposure has never been more important Textiles are widely used in health and hygiene applications in both medical and consumer markets. They range from simple disposable products, such as baby diapers, feminine hygiene pads, adult incontinence products, and surgical gowns and drapes, to more …

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Thermoelectric properties of carbon nanotube yarns (CNTYs)

Kony Chatterjee is a doctoral candidate in the Fiber and Polymer Science program at Wilson College of Textile’s Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science at North Carolina State University. Kony is conducting research in the field of flexible and wearable electronics under the guidance of her advisor, Professor Tushar K. Ghosh in his SmARTextiles …

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