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Self-protective, reproducible electronic textile from PRC

18th Mar 2020

Researchers from the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering under the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported developing a new self-protective and reproducible electronic textile for wearable devices with high performance. It can protect itself from the interference of a variety of liquids and reproduce after mechanical wear and...

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Goldwin showcases fall/winter 2020 collection at ISPO

29th Jan 2020

Japanese technical outdoor apparel brand, Goldwin, is showcasing its fall/winter 2020 collection at ISPO Munich 2020, the largest winter sports trade fair, which concludes on January 29. Among the products on display are standouts from Goldwin's new line of ski apparel, as well as products from the brand's Outdoor, Athletic, Lifestyle and C3fit...

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Gore, Checkerspot to produce high performance coatings

25th Nov 2019

W L Gore has joined hands with Checkerspot, bringing together Checkerspot's expertise in bio-based polymers and biotechnology with its experience in high performance apparel. Together, the two will explore innovative performance materials development with the goal of delivering high performance textile coatings with improved environmental profiles.

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Gearwrench to show new heated apparel line at SEMA

7th Nov 2019

Gearwrench will display its new line of heated apparel, including a jacket, hoodie, fleece, and vest option, at SEMA, in booth #10509. The SEMA show is a global, premier automotive specialty products trade event, which will be held from November 5-8, 2019, at Las Vegas convention centre, US. Gearwrench is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool group.

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Eurojersey teams up with Estethia GB for Travel Wooling

6th Nov 2019

Eurojersey, a technical jersey fabrics leader with its line of Sensitive Fabrics and Estethia GB Conte, a company into wool fabrics, have combined technical and high performing characteristics to create a functional and contemporary look. In the new project called Travel Wooling, Sensitive Fabrics are bonded with Wool+ to create outfits for urban...

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First Graphene completes trial of graphene enhanced boots

23rd Sep 2019

First Graphene has completed successful prototype trials with Steel Blue for development of graphene-enhanced safety boots used across industrial sectors. In the boots, graphene was incorporated into a thermoplastic polyurethane masterbatch that offered advantages like greater wear and chemical resistance, better thermal heat transfer & reduced...

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Brown University uses graphene to stop mosquitoes

31st Aug 2019

Scientists in Brown University have shown that graphene sheets may be useful in preventing mosquito bites. They showed that graphene can block the signals mosquitoes use to identify a blood meal, potentially enabling a new chemical-free approach to mosquito bite prevention. Graphene also acts as a barrier that mosquitoes are unable to bite through.

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Covestro's TPU films get certification by Oeko-Tex

29th Aug 2019

Covestro's Platilon thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) films have been certified with Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex, which indicates their high level of product safety. They are breathable, waterproof, tear-resistant and skin-friendly which makes them the material of choice for sports articles and outdoor clothing, and also for furniture and seat covers for...

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Teijin Frontier develops silk-like polyester fabric

30th Jul 2019

Teijin Frontier, Teijin group’s fibres and products converting company, has developed a polyester fabric that looks and feels like fine silk. Teijin Frontier which envisions various applications for its silk-like material such as blouses and outers from thin to medium thicknesses, is targeting annual sales of 150,000 metres by fiscal year ending March...

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