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Technical Textiles


How infrared technology is revolutionizing performance textiles

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Intelligent fibers

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Student Spotlight: e-Textiles offer promising data to improve the comfort of prosthetic limbs

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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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ITMA exhibitors 2019

By Adrian Wilson, European Correspondent

Over 105,000 visitors descended on Barcelona, Spain, from June 20-26 for this year’s ITMA textile technology exhibition, which takes place once every four years in Europe. The technologies of the 1,717 exhibitors from 45 countries on display are employed in producing a wide range of fiber-based products, ranging from clothing and home furnishings to more technical products, such as construction materials and reinforcements for composites.

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Techtextil and Texprocess 2019

Messe Frankfurt brought its Techtextil and Texprocess program to a global audience, May 14-17, 2019, in its home city of Frankfurt. With a total of 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries and, in all, some 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries, the event broke a record for number of exhibitors and was essentially on par with its all-time high for number of visitors. By comparison, the 2017 edition of Techtextil and Texprocess saw a total of 1,789 exhibitors from 66 countries and 47,388 visitors from 114 countries.

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Techtextil North America 2019 - Thomas Daugherty, Nonwovens Institute

Messe Frankfurt presented the North American edition of its Techtextil conference, Feb. 26-28 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference, which aims to serve the full scope of the technical textile industry from research and development through to the end product, leveraged its location in the heart of the U.S. textile industry to attract more than 3,000 attendees.

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Nolla Silver Polymer: Crystal-clear liquid polymer contains 7,500 to 120,000 ppm of active silver and is highly effective against viruses, bacteria and fungi.

Techtextil North America announced in December 2018 that SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas) will hold its Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Wednesday, February 27th, in conjunction with the show’s 2019 edition. Since 2010, SPESA has hosted the Advancements Conference, which offers …

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