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Technical Textiles: Exploring End-of-Life Options
Adrian Wilson

Driven by legislation, especially in the EU, the need to establish viable recycling supply chains for all textiles will become increasingly important in the next few years. However, despite some very well established and streamlined supply chains, the recovery and recycling of technical textiles will not simply be reliant on general consumer compliance.

Textile Applications in Aerospace Sector
Pradeep Kulshrestha Priyanka Gupta Shalin Shah KK Misra

This article discusses the growing use of advanced textile materials in industries needing durable, lightweight options. Advanced composites offer a versatile alternative to metal in applications like pressure tanks and shipbuilding. As 3D fabric production advances, these textiles become more cost-effective, increasing their role in further development.

Eco-Innovation in Fabric: The Rise of Oekotech Textiles
Dr. K Priyadharshini

Oekotech textiles, made from eco-friendly materials like organic cotton, bamboo, and recycled polyester, are gaining popularity due to their minimal environmental impact. Prioritising environmental consciousness, oekotech signifies a balance between style and sustainability, paving the way for ethical fashion’s future and endorsing a greener tomorrow.

Sleeping Bags for Extreme Cold Weather Conditions
Dr. S Ariharasudhan Dr. S. Sundaresan R Senthil Kumar

The production of sleeping bags tailored for extreme cold weather conditions necessitates a nuanced understanding of insulation. Such sleeping bags serve as vital equipment for enthusiasts engaging in outdoor activities in harsh climates. This article delves into the intricacies of sleeping bag design for optimal performance in extreme cold environments.

Sustainable Evolution: The Rise of Bio-Based & Recycled Nonwovens in the Textile Industry

Nonwoven materials are prevalent in daily life, from clothing to medical gear, due to their simplicity and versatility. Created by binding fibres together, they offer affordability, lightweightness, and protective properties. The pandemic demand emphasized environmental concerns, prompting a push for biodegradable alternatives in this industry.

Textiles in Air & Space Travel
Elizabeth Miller

In the realm of air and space travel, textiles play a surprisingly vital role. From fire-resistant materials in aeroplane seats to specialised fabrics in spacesuits, these woven wonders are essential for safety, efficiency, and comfort. As we enter an era of commercial space travel, understanding textile applications in aerospace becomes crucial.

Wearable Electronic Skin: The Future of Health Monitoring
Laurent Ithier

Advancements in wearable technology have transformed health monitoring, and the emergence of Electronic Skin (E-skin) stands at the forefront of this revolution. E-skin, a flexible and molecular-level monitoring device, promises to redefine health tracking by offering comprehensive insights into our well-being enabling real-time and continuous monitoring.

Sports Textiles: From Head to Toe
Elizabeth Miller

From the crown of an athlete's head to the soles of their feet and extending even to the playing surfaces they compete on, advances in sports textiles are revolutionising time-honoured games. These textile innovations are not just setting the stage for new world records, but they're also aiding in the miraculous recovery from severe injuries.

Sustainable, Functional Packaging
Elizabeth Miller

The textile packaging industry is expanding, with an increasing focus on sustainability. The use of nonwoven alternatives is also picking up. How is this growth occurring responsibly, and what impact might it have on the world? This article explores how manufacturers of packaging textiles are taking steps to minimise their environmental impact.

Functional Wear: More Than Meets the Eye
Tushar Soliwal

Functional textiles and clothing have transformed industries with specialised materials tailored to diverse consumer needs, spanning protective wear, sportswear, and medical garments. This burgeoning market, spurred by technological advances and growing demand, plays a pivotal role in bolstering global economies and driving technological progress.

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