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

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Student Spotlight: Electrospun biomaterials

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Heimtextil 2019: New fiber functionality for a mass market

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Stretch in denim jeans has been pioneered by Invista’s Lycra.

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

Advanced fibers are now critical to the marketing campaigns of fabric mills supplying the $60 billion denim apparel market. Differentiation is the key in this highly competitive field and companies are quick to jump on any new development that can provide it.

Over the past decade, huge vertically-integrated capacities for the production of denim have been built up by companies in the three major manufacturing countries of the Indian subcontinent

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IDEA19 will bring thousands of thought leaders in the nonwovens industry together

Microban® International, the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control and prevention solutions, announced early January 2019 that they reached an agreement with Eigenmann & Veronelli SPA for distribution of Microban products in select European markets. Eigenmann & Veronelli will now distribute Microban’s full portfolio of antimicrobial and odor control technologies, including Scentry, Scentry Revive, …

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ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 was held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

During ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 held on October 15-19 in Shanghai, China, both the exhibitor numbers and exhibition area both reached record highs, showing the stable growth in the global and Chinese textile, manmade fiber, nonwoven and related machinery industries, even though current global trade conflicts have cast a shadow on these sectors. This was the second time that ITMA ASIA + CITME was held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC). The NECC has a total exhibition area of 500,000 m2, including

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Layout of the TNCF Machine

The automotive tailgate part is one of the most complex components of a car. It has to be resistant against impact forces and at the same time it needs to be stiff. To meet these requirements the conventional tailgate consists of several metal components, the outer and inner part and several additional reinforcements parts. In order to address light weight design, the substitution of metal components with composites is considered.

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Dow Microbial Control, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, announced in August that its patented antimicrobial technology for textiles and apparel – SILVADUR™ Antimicrobials – has been certified by the Bluesign® system, an important signifier to brands and manufacturers of the technology’s safety. Managed by the Swiss-based company Bluesign Technologies AG, the system …

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