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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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INVISTA T420HT fiber technology is one of the brand’s latest advancements for lightweight, breathable and quick-drying combat uniforms.

Invista’s Cordura brand specializes in the development of high-performance fabrics and fiber technologies used in a wide range of apparel, bags, packs, footwear and other products where durability is paramount.

With a strong military/tactical heritage and a 50-year history of innovative, durable solutions, the company has for several decades been delivering the fabrics of choice for protective gear and clothing with

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Surfaceskins mimic the effect of disinfecting a surface with an antibacterial wipe after every contact

By Adrian Wilson, International Corespondent

Disposable nonwoven products are indispensable in the fight against infection in hospitals today. They provide critical protection in the sterile gowns and drapes of operating room staff, as well as their instrument packaging, and contributing to more effective and convenient routine cleaning procedures throughout the facilities.

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FET-100 Series multifunctional melt spinning system configured for multifilament yarns.

By Mark Smith, Fibre Extrusion Technology

Demand for antimicrobial fibers, textiles and apparel is forecast to continue its strong growth, with consumer demand fueled by growing awareness of the importance of personal hygiene and the health risks posed by certain microorganisms.

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Demand for carpets and rugs in India is forecast to grow 5.9% per year to 120 million square meters in 2021, expanding faster than any other major nation worldwide. Growth will be driven by strong gains in construction activity, expanding the size of the country’s building stock. In addition, growth will be boosted by increased …

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Rising consumer awareness of health issues along with enhancements in the standard of living in developing countries, such as India, China, Brazil and South Korea, are anticipated to boost the market for antimicrobial textiles to 2022. Moreover, the increasing global population is forecast to escalate the incidence of infectious diseases, which is further expected to …

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