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Glass Fibre: Classification, Production, Structure, Properties & Applications
Lipsa Mohapatra

All kinds of glass fibres are highly amorphous in nature. There is no cohesive force between the fibres due to the absence of intermolecular attraction. The more cross-linking capacities of cationic elements like boric oxide and alumina increase the strength of the material. Glass E is the strongest fibre with high insulation properties.

Bringing Efficiencies Through Innovation
Sanjay Bakshi

Nonwovens are integral components of today’s numerous consumer and industrial products. As the demand for these products continues to grow, the nonwovens also need to evolve constantly. Meeting social, environmental, technical and business goals together is indeed a difficult task. However, there are some global companies which have set examples.

Medical Textiles: Types and Applications
Lipsa Mohapatra

Medical Textiles is a branch of technical textiles that has wide application in the medical sciences. Such textiles are more known for their technical properties rather than aesthetic values. These textiles have a wide range of application in the medical field, especially to provide safety, comfort, and help to heal and reduce pain of the patients.

Latest In Fabric Formation Technologies
Adrian Wilson

Ahead of the forthcoming Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt from June 21-24, JEC World, held in Paris from May 3-5, highlighted how the composites industry has influenced many recent advances in fabric formation technologies for technical textiles. A report. Innovation in fabric forming techniques over the past 20 years has been significantly.

Nonwoven Wipes and its Patent filing Trends
Pooja Chhikara

Nonwovens is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the textile industry. This article covers the topic of nonwoven fabrics and various processes involved in turning nonwoven fibres into nonwoven wipes. It also discusses the biodegradable and non-biodegradable aspects of the material along with the IP analysis of the nonwoven industry at large.

Applications of Composites by Pultrusion Technology
Pradeep Kulshrestha Pranav Vora Nupur Chopra Priyanka Gupta

Pultrusion is a low-cost way of making highly stiff hollow sections of composites. The advantages of pultruded composite profiles in applications include their lightweight, high strength, resistance to corrosion, and fast, easy installation. These properties make them competitive with standard bridge materials in situations where access and construction pres

Can Nonwovens Keep Up In An Ever-Evolving Sustainable World?
Scarlett Buckley

With consumers growing more concerned about their environmental footprint and the effects of climate change becoming impossible to ignore, industries are adapting to keep up with the trend towards environmentally friendly and ‘green’ products. Nonwovens are not exempt from this and global manufacturers are advancing their products to keep up with the growing

Nonwoven Products For Everyday Use
Sanjay Bakshi

Evansville, Indiana, US-headquartered Berry Global creates innovative packaging and engineered products that make life better for people and the planet. The company does this everyday by leveraging its unmatched global capabilities, sustainability leadership, and deep innovation expertise to serve customers of all sizes around the world.Berry Global Group, I

Myth Buster: Smart Apparel – Why is it still a Carrel?
Vatsala Shukla

The era of smart apparels has not yet dawned fully as was expected though there has been endless research going on in this direction. There are various myths and misconceptions surrounding the technology of smart garments which this article intends to bust.With the addition of technology everything is getting smarter, be it the city we live in, the cellphone

Technical textiles...a glitch or a key towards the developmental switch?
AMA Herbal Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Technical textile is a rapidly growing sub-component of the textiles industry that has generated its utility in numerous sectors. Its market in India grew 20 per cent by 2020-21 reaching $28.7 billion. India’s constantly growing manufacturing efficacy and leap towards modernization are some of the decisive factors contributing to upswing of this segment.

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