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The 411 on Odour Resistant Fabrics

Odour resistant fabrics may be versatile and cost-effective, but are they safe? There are many innovative fabric trends on the rise; from the utilization of pineapple leaves, to waterless denim. It seems as though a new kind of fabric technology is popping up everyday. There are several technologies, however, that have been around for a while.

3D Woven Fabric
Gaurav Bajpai and Amit Madhu

3D fabrics are the focus of rapid development due to their versatile physical, structural attributes and application scopes. These fabrics can be produced in various architectures which offers a great deal of opportunity to modify the weight, aesthetics, properties and cost of the various products. 3D fabrics have wide methods in terms of manufacturing. This paper

Thermal Comfort of Textile Materials and Its Assessment
Manoj Tiwari

Providing Thermal comfort is considered as one of the most important requirement for a clothing system. Every living object seeks for comfort in the surrounding, and clothing systems plays a vital role in this regard by regulating and balancing the heat and moisture transportation from body to the environment and vice versa.

The Fiber Year 2009/10: A World Survey on Textile and Nonwoven Industry

"The Fiber Year 2009/10" is the tenth issue to describe in detail developments in the world's manmade fiber, spun yarn and Nonwoven industry. Its target is to provide a comprehensive picture on the textile industry. Statistical

Infrared Heat Increases Productivity of Flameproof Textiles
New Cloth Market

High-quality home textiles for curtains, armchairs and sofas should not only look decorative, they also have to be hard-wearing and flameproof. Textiles usually get flame-retardant by a coating with special chemicals or saline solutions.

The Fiber Year 2008/09: A World Survey on Textile and Nonwovens Industry

"The Fiber Year 2008/09" is the ninth issue to describe in detail developments in the world's manmade fiber, spun yarn and nonwovens industry. Its target is to provide a comprehensive picture on the textile industry. Statistical information is instrumental in achieving an overall impression and inevitable to disclose

Biodegradable Polyesters and their Applications
Supriya Pal

Over the past few decades, several biodegradable polyesters have been extensively studied for a wide variety of pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. The ester linkages of aliphatic and aliphatic-aromatic co-polyester can easily be cleaved by hydrolysis under alkaline, acid, or enzymatic catalysis

Eco-friendly Flame Retardant (FR) Pet Fibers through P-N Synergism
Hari T. Deo, Nagesh K. Patel, Bharat K. Patel

Polyester forms a major constituent among the synthetic fiber industry. It is the most popular synthetic fiber because of its high strength and esthetic appeal. Polyester being highly crystalline, hydrophobic and devoid of reactive groups

Eco Friendly Clothing
Jason Duke

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

EliTe® CompactSet Processing Synthetic Fibres
Dr. Norbert Brunk

Fibre consumption worldwide is currently made up of about 58% manmade fibres and about 42% natural fibres. Although the percentage of cotton has slightly and continuously grown in the last years, its share of the total consumption of fibres is about 40% only

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