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Unlocking Potential: Integrating Technical Textiles into India’s Handloom Sector
Gokulrajaun M

Integrating technical textiles into India’s handloom sector can diversify products and improve working conditions for weavers. Despite challenges such as high costs and resistance to change, strategic government support, and gradual integration can ensure the sector’s sustainability and global competitiveness while preserving its cultural heritage.

Gathering Momentum: Technical Textiles Sector of India
Sanjay Bakshi

India’s technical textiles sector is poised for rapid growth, driven by government support and a focus on technical performance over aesthetic qualities. These textiles, used in industries like healthcare, and aerospace, are made from advanced fibres like Nomex and Kevlar, offering enhanced properties such as superior insulation and thermal resistance.

How is Glass Fibre Transforming the Textile Industry?
Diti Shah

Glass fibres stand as a remarkably versatile class of materials. Initiatives aimed at enhancing energy efficiency, minimising emissions, boosting recycling efforts, and encouraging responsible disposal practices are crucial for optimising the sustainability of glass fibre as a material choice. It is set to remain an indispensable reinforcement material.

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.

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