Soldiers are accustomed to rigorous physical activity like running and carrying equipment and weapons. Excessive activity in cold climate followed by inactivity results in hypothermia, whereas high work rates while wearing layers of protective clothing in hot climate leads to hyperthermia. Sometimes these conditions can even lead to illness or death.
Textiles have been used in almost different sectors beyond imagination and the medical sector is one of them. Medical textiles are one of the most important and major growth areas within the technical textiles industry. A number of applications ranging from simple bandage to 3-D scaffolds have been used as medical products for a large variety of diseases.
As pictures of the health emergency keep pouring, there is more than that meets the eye from just ordinary people wearing masks or doctors in heavy-duty suits. As the scientific community frantically searches for a cure to the COVID-19 menace, it has been in many ways nonwovens that have been at the frontline of the battle against the virus.
A report published by INDA and Edana forecasts strong market demand for nonwovens materials through the next five years, according to the Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry, 2018-2023. INDA is the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, and Edana is the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries.
The Indian technical textiles sector has immense potential to grow both domestically as well as globally. Backed by government initiatives and support, India can emerge as a global manufacturing hub for technical textiles in the future. A Fibre2Fashion report. It is a massive market that remains overshadowed by its conventional cousin.
In the world of fast fashion, items of clothing are not given very much respect. Most consumers have so much of it, that one single item simply isn’t assigned very much value. Without a high level of engagement in textiles, clothing waste becomes, for the most part, a painless act. Clothing is discarded when it is no longer in good condition
Odour resistant fabrics may be versatile and cost-effective, but are they safe? There are many innovative fabric trends on the rise; from the utilization of pineapple leaves, to waterless denim. It seems as though a new kind of fabric technology is popping up everyday. There are several technologies, however, that have been around for a while.
The future of clothing is functional. And protective apparel are the best functional clothes known so far. Everyone loves the advanced functionalities of protective wear. Brands, retailers, consumers, industries, and even governments, all are embracing protective wear like never before. As today’s generation is more conscious of safety and wellness, protecti
The original and main function of textiles was to protect our body from environmental conditions like sunrays, cold wind, rain etc. Later on, aesthetic as well as comfort properties came to play a role in clothing. In the new generation of textiles has arisen smart and interactive textiles. These smart textiles help to keep us safe in any extreme environment
Fashion is embracing technology like never before. Here's everything you need to know about smart textiles and how technology is reshaping the textiles and apparel industry.The fashion world is changing inside out, and technology is adding more perks to the new fashion. We are living in an era where technology has revamped almost everything around us and f