Nonwoven materials are gaining popularity across multiple industries due to their lightness and ability to protect against microorganisms. However, sustainability concerns have arisen due to the disposable nature of nonwovens and their potential for environmental pollution. Manufacturers are now diversifying into greener ranges, including bio-based versions.
The technological advancement and increasing awareness of skincare has led to the development in the field of cosmetic textiles. Customers are demanding microencapsulated fabrics to enhance their skincare, and the technique has been used in scented scarves, handkerchiefs, scented and anti-bacterial towels, bedsheets, upholstery fabrics etc.
The textiles used for medical purposes is usually referred to as medical textiles. The introduction of medical textiles was due to the use of textiles in the field of medical technology. The impetus for need of medical textiles has arisen due to increasing population of elderly people and economic advancement in the developed and developing countries.
Have you ever wondered about the story behind nonwoven materials? In many cases, finding out more about nonwoven materials and how they came into being can seem difficult. This article explores the story of nonwovens, including what they are, their history, how they are used today, and what the future of nonwoven materials could look like.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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