This paper presents the results from evaluating the thermal properties of clothing systems by using a sweating thermal manikin Coppelius that simulates heat and moisture production in a similar way to the human body, and measures the influence of clothing on heat exchange in different environmental and sweating conditions. In order to evaluate the influence of cold environmental
Application of nano-materials in various fields is a solid proof of its acceptance. Technical textile is one of the areas which are highly relying on nanotechnologies. Keeping in view its demand it is expected that by 2015, its world market size will be more than one Trillion US $.
People are becoming more conscious about the products they are buying and how these products are made. That's why manufacturers are creating styles crafted from sustainable resources. From sport shirts to fleece to accessories, eco friendly products are a welcome alternative that
It will be puzzling to the readers, why on earth I am using the word tango and in what sense? A brief introduction on tango will make sense and its relevance to the technical textiles industry in India. Tango is an Argentinean dance, which has secured its right and prominent place in the western ballroom dancing. It takes two to tango.
Waste is a common problem throughout the companies comprising the chemical process industries as well as textile industry also. It is especially a concern to these who manage solid waste, wastewater systems, and hazardous waste or air pollution control devices - typically systems for handling 'end-of-the-pipe' wastes
Greater consumer awareness and stricter regulations from local governmental bodies and the European Union has forced the nonwoven industry to rethink the strategy for products that are likely to be disposed of in waste water systems. Currently most products contain a high level of non-biodegradeable material and do not break up
More and more textile enterprises are optimizing their corporate social responsibility (CSR) codes by producing green textiles Among other chemical companies, DuPont is one providing an example of a successful CSR firm. It used to rely heavily on fossil fuels to make paint, plastics and polymers. In the 1990s, renowned for its R&D that created products such as