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Technologies


TSG Finishing leverages its legacy

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Calcium carbonate enables sustainability in polymer fiber applications

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Student Spotlight: Multifunctional temperature-responsive textiles

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Polarized light microscopy of liquid crystal

The Soft Functional Materials Lab @ VCU is motivated to apply fundamental science to solving challenging and practical problems. The lab focuses on the processing and characterization of soft functional materials with applications in biomedical and environmental engineering. Lab members work at the interface of polymer science, nanotechnology and biotechnology, to design, process, and apply …

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Comparison of treated textiles with different droplets

Anthony John Galante is pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is conducting research on microbe repellent surfaces at the Lab for Advanced Materials in Pittsburgh (LAMP). His research focuses on the application of surfaces with different functionalities such as self-cleaning, stain-resistance, bacteria-repellency and virus repellency. Galante’s interest in …

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Colored yarn

Polyester fibers and yarns dominate the global synthetic fiber industry and are forecast to increase their market share in the future. This is due to polyester’s unique, inherent properties such as excellent dimensional stability, high price/performance ratio, easy and quick fabric processing, adaptability for most technical applications, fashion-oriented product variety, durability, enhanced colorfastness, and easy …

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Evolon® New Generation is a bicomponent technology made from super-microfilaments

A biocomponent fiber, or bico, is a fiber that combines two separate polymers into a single filament. The term conjugate fiber is also used as a synonym.    The process of making a bicomponent fiber is relatively straightforward. There are a number of patents that describe this practice. Commonly, the fiber is constructed of two …

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Levy's International Water Shrinking and Drying.

Recently, TSG developed technology allowing for the generation and application of cast foam onto the widest variety of textiles in the industry. This development is really a convergence of several smaller breakthroughs developed in response to specific customer projects. SG Finishing is 119-year-old, family-owned textile finisher dedicated to the enhancement of textile products across many …

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