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Advances in Textiles Technology - Issue 5, 2009

  • ID: 1051809
  • Report
  • May 2009
  • International Newsletters Ltd
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Advances in Textiles Technology provides comprehensive coverage of textile materials available for commercial use and how to explore the full potential of new textile technology. It includes the latest on state-of-the-art technology for textile applications direct from the companies and research institutes at the forefront of the latest research programs. Each issue covers materials developments, new processes and equipment, safety and protection, testing and standards, and environmental issues.

Topics covered include (but are not limited to): high-performance fibres and yarns, new machinery, advanced manufacturing processes, safety and protection materials, intelligent textiles, developments in finishing, three-dimensional structures and composites.
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- Advanced Materials Laboratory for Texas Tech University
- Investment in medical grade needlepunched nonwovens line

Filtration and separation
- Donaldson extends range of substrates for expanded polytetra fluoroethylene membranes

Footwear and garments
- Europe showcases its latest research and development as it seeks more funds
- Gore approves sewing thread for footwear applications

- Fire-retardant insulator developed for engine compartments
- Lightweight air cargo net saves costs and greenhouse gases

Business news
- Kimberly-Clark buys Jackson Products
- Kuwaiti government unit buys Lifeshirt systems to monitor first responders

- Survey urges Indian Government to increase focus areas in technical textiles

- Lasers for textile manufacturing
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