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A view of the North American nonwovens market and material consumption

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New fiber routes to performance fabrics

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A net zero vision

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Solid-state lithium battery cell with cathode, anode and separator layer, typical of the battery type currently employed for electric vehicles. iStock/Black_Kira

Battery separators are vital to the function and performance of batteries. Fibers play a significant role as the base component of a nonwoven membrane that acts as an electronically isolating layer between cathodes and anodes in a battery. These fibers require insolating properties, high mechanical strength, as well as electrochemical insulating properties. The type of …

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Fiber arrangement for facemask materials

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading worldwide, International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to the textile fiber industry. Facemasks, personal protective equipment, medical supplies and wipes are among the fiber-intensive technologies particularly relevant to the COVID-19 response effort. And as manufacturers of these technologies and others struggle to meet global demand in the face of the …

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INDEX will be presented in live and virtual form Oct. 19-22 in Geneva, Switzerland

It has been a long time coming, but INDEX, one of the world’s leading events for the nonwovens industry, will be presented Oct. 19-22 in Geneva, supplemented by a virtual component for those who are unable to travel. With the aim of providing the global nonwovens industry an outstanding showcase, while also ensuring the best …

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Techtextil North America

Techtextil North America first brought its annual show for the technical textile industry to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 2019. Presenting the event in the heart of the American textile industry proved to be a popular choice among attendees and exhibitors, so Messe Frankfurt is returning the North American edition of Techtextil to Raleigh this year, …

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Resin and staple fiber used

A view of the North American nonwovens market and material consumption Annually, INDA produces the North American Nonwovens Supply report based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders. The report provides an overall view of North American supply, including the key metrics of capacity, production, and operating rates, in addition to regional …

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