Entries by nonwoven

IITD to Host Conference on Functional Textiles & Clothing

The second international conference on Functional Textiles & Clothing (FTC) is being organised by Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) from February 7-9, 2020, in New Delhi. FTC will be held in partnership with World University of Design, Haryana—a budding design university of India, and PSG Tech. A biannual international conference, FTC provides a platform […]

Aalto University Uses Palm Wax For Water Resistance

Amidst concerns over use of c to make textiles waterproof, scientists from Aalto University have used an ecological method to make garments water-resistant with wax obtained from Brazilian palm tree leaves. The treatment is non-toxic and doesn’t impair breathability. Aalto researchers have developed an ecological and water repellent wax particle coating suitable for wood cellulose […]

First Devan R-Vital® CBD-Infused Textiles Hit the Market

With the recent launch of Acabada ProActiveWear, the first CBD-infused textiles are officially hitting the market. The fabric treatment behind the CBD-infused textiles was developed by Devan Chemicals, a Belgian company specialized in functional finishes for the worldwide textile markets. Devan launched its CBD (Cannabidiol) fabric treatment at Heimtextil 2019 in Frankfurt as part of […]

Fortum And Spinnova Present Wheat Straw-Based Clothing

Fortum, an energy company building new business options in the circular economy, together with sustainable fibre technology company Spinnova, has introduced the first prototype product made using wheat straw in production of highly sustainable textile fibre. The prototype material is unique also due to its extremely low environmental impact from raw material extraction, processing and […]

University Of Borås Creating Textiles From Old Bread

Old bread may soon be used to make textiles. Scientist from the University of Borås are working in this direction and have already reported some success. The research involves growing filamentous fungi on bread waste in bioreactors, and then creating yarn and nonwoven textiles in two different processes. Protein form the filaments can be used […]

Researchers Produced Materials to Replace Plastic

Aalto University and VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) scientists have produced a new bio-based material by uniting wood cellulose fibres and the silk protein found in spider web threads. The material – very firm and resilient – may be used in the future to replace plastic, as part of bio-based composites and in medical […]

The World’s First Fully Customisable and Zero-Waste 3D Printed Skirt

Fashion tech pioneer Julia Daviy has launched the world’s first zero-waste digitally customisable 3D-printed skirt. A technology that allows zero-waste and cruelty-free clothing production becoming a reality with large-format professional 3D printing. After ‘The Liberation Collection’ launched in 2018 at New York Fashion Week in 2018, Julia Daviy became obsessed with the idea of making […]

Andritz Needlelooms: Leading The Way In Quality Performance

Andritz Over the coming years the market for nonwoven materials is set to grow significantly, and because of its ability to produce strong, durable end-use products, needlepunch technology will become one of the most important bonding processes in nonwoven production. Based on many years of experience in this field, Andritz has the expert knowledge, technical […]

Revolutionary Innovative Technology from DiloGroup: The H Alpha Loom

In its 117 year history, DiloGroup has always set new standards in regard to machine performance and efficiency. Innovative technologies like DI-LOUR, DI-LOOP and Hyperpunch have created new markets for the nonwovens industry and have contributed to continuous growth. DiloGroup, consisting of DiloSpinnbau, DiloTemafa, DiloMachines and DiloSystems, offers production machinery for complete processes to make […]

The Trützschler Card TC 19i: The First Intelligent Card

A new chapter in card development has been be opened: The Trützschler card is intelligent. It performs important settings completely independently and with a precision not achievable by humans, which results in an unprecedented level of quality. A new chapter in card development has been be opened: The Trützschler card is intelligent. It performs important settings completely […]