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NexTex to unveil TurboDry fabrics at Outdoor Retailer

20th Jan 2020

NexTex Innovations will unveil TurboDry technology for high-performance fabrics at the Outdoor Retailer Show during January 29-31. The technology is based on the principals of biomimicry - design inspired by nature. It transports moisture in one direction, away from the wearer’s skin to its exterior. The process keeps wearers dry and is more durable.

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University of Missouri makes on-skin device for cooling

9th Jan 2020

Engineers at the University of Missouri have developed an on-skin device which provides "personal air conditioning" to human body without using electricity. Called "wearable air conditioning," the device has several human health care applications such as the ability to monitor blood pressure, electrical activity of the heart and the level of skin...

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Schoeller's aerobrane used in Outlier's rain jacket

18th Dec 2019

Schoeller's electrostatic-spun membrane technology aerobrane has been used in its brand partner Outlier's Experiment 200 - Ecstasy in the Rain jacket. Schoeller's aerobrane membrane offers optimum protection against wind and weather, along with exceptional breathability. It is made up of an ultra-fine, hydrophilic polyurethane fibre composite.

Myant, Osmotex to commercialise Osmotex' Hydro_Bot tech

17th Dec 2019

Myant, leader in textile computing, and Osmotex, Swiss pioneer of electronically controlled moisture management technology, have decided to work together for commercialisation of Osmotex's Hydro_Bot active membrane technology across various textile-based applications. This opens up new possibilities in sweat/moisture management and thermal regulation.

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DSM introducing bio-based feedstock for Dyneema

12th Dec 2019

Royal DSM, a science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has come up with new sustainability targets for Dyneema, the world's strongest fibre. These targets include introduction of bio-based feedstock and recycling of end products made with Dyneema. This is aimed at establishing a more transparent and circular value chain for...

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Tempur-Pedic's Luxebreeze gets Popular Science award

5th Dec 2019

Tempur-Pedic's Tempur-Luxebreeze has been selected for the 2019 Popular Science's Best of What's New Award in the personal health category. The Tempur-Luxebreeze mattress make the temperature up to eight degrees cooler. Earlier this year, Tempur-Pedic introduced the full Tempur-breeze mattress, uniquely engineered to deliver all-night cooling and...

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Wave Company produces WaveWear

25th Nov 2019

Wave Company, a sports garment technology company based in South Korea, has produced EMS (Electronic Muscle Stimulation) suit - WaveWear - the first performance wear which uses genuine kinesiology taping. It reduces muscle fatigue and can be used for various purposes such as pain-reducing, posture correcting, performance-enhancing, and injury...

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Mountain Hardwear unveils new ski collection

21st Nov 2019

Mountain Hardwear, which makes equipment for climbers, mountaineers, and outdoor athletes, has unveiled a new ski collection, extending its partnership with Gore-Tex. The collection, which uses Gore-Tex C-Knit and Windstopper technologies and both 2L and 3L shell fabrics, has been created using feedback from locals at different mountain towns.

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Arville takes over Delta Filter Services

14th Nov 2019

Technical textiles specialist Arville has taken over Delta Filter Services, towards its goal to position itself as 'best-in-class' specialist in the design, weaving, finishing, coating and fabrication of technical textiles. Delta's business, equipment, order book and customers have become part of Arville's existing fabrication business unit in...

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