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Technical Textiles


Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas gearing up for event in Atlanta

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Techtextil North America returns to Raleigh

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How infrared technology is revolutionizing performance textiles

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The largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas attracts exhibitors from around the world.

The largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas is taking place May 17-19, 2022, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. With a single badge, visitors gain access to the show floors of both Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas. Among the highly participated events are …

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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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Smart fabrics and interactive textiles (SFIT) are being employed in a range of applications

Humanity has long been able to conceptualize fitness, quantifying everything from strength and endurance to flexibility and agility. About 40 to 50 years ago, however, attention turned to the nutritional aspects of fitness, and healthy eating habits became integrated into the fitness-oriented lifestyle. Now, sleep has taken center stage as a vital component to both …

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Bally Ribbon Mills' smart textile products

I recently received a call from Yoel Fink, Ph.D., the founder of Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) and a professor of Materials Science and Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Fink is leading a course called Computing Fabrics – the first class on fabrics taught at MIT in the past century …

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Pressure sensing mat sewn with conductive yarns

Jordan Tabor is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. Her background is in textile engineering, and she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, as well as a minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Jordan’s general research interests are …

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