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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.

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.

India in Global Technical Textiles Value Chain: A Market Overview

The world of technical textiles is rapidly evolving, finding applications beyond conventional textiles. Industries like Agrotech, Buildtech, and more are thriving due to specific trends. Globally, different segments and key suppliers are assessed, while India's potential expansion hinges on skill development and infrastructure improvement.

An Overview of Parachute Fabric
K. Boomila

A parachute is a device, used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag, or in case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift. Parachutes are usually made out of light, strong cloth, originally silk, most commonly nylon.

Sportech - Making Sports Smarter, Faster & Safer
Amit Sengupta & Mayur Basuk

Worldwide there is an increased interest in the traditional as well as nontraditional sports like adventure sports particularly among the ladies and youths. Among the Indians, adventure sports activities are still at a nascent stage, but the country is a hub for adventure sports for tourists. With the increase in living standard and change in life style, the adventure sports will grow...

Technology Involved in Breathable Sportswear
Mahfuzer Rahman Maruf

Whenever a sportswear is designed, the first priority should be the breath-ability of the garments. The difference between the normal garments & sportswear is there the sportswear must be breathable than that of normal garments. Breathability means the garments having a capacity to transfer the moist vapor through the pore of garments.

Development of E- Health Monitoring Garment

SMART fabrics and wearable technology is a unique and essential reference source for researchers, designers and engineers developing textiles and clothing products in this cross-disciplinary area and interactive textiles are conceived as innovative textile structure integrating sensing, actuation, electronic, and power and/or communication functions.

Role of Elastane in Apparel World

Elastane also known with its trade names, Lycra, Spandex, Dorlastan etc is a synthetic fiber. Elastane fibers have properties that are not present in nature, the most important being its exceptional elasticity.

Nanotechnology & Textiles : Medical Textiles, Sport/Outdoor Textiles - Part II

Non conventional advanced technical textiles are high added value products and represent, at the moment, a limited portion of technical textiles sector.

Nanotechnology & Textiles : Medical Textiles, Sport/Outdoor Textiles – Part I

This report covers the specific areas of outdoors/sports textiles and medical textiles enhanced by nanotechnology.

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