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Advances in Textiles Technology - Issue 7, 2009

  • Published: July 2009
  • International Newsletters Ltd

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.

Fibres and yarns

- Teijin strives to improve the recovery of sulphuric acid during spinning and washing of aramid
- Biocatalyst treatment improves hydrophilicity of polyolefins

Aerospace

- Hybrid cord for aircraft tyres

Aquaculture

- Salmon farmer opts for strong polyethylene fibre nets

Automotive

- Airbags made for recycling

Composites

- Making carbon fibre surfaces rougher

Geotextiles

- TenCate’s Geotube technology for shoreline protection projects

Testing and standards

- Testing fabrics’ interactions with living skin cells
- Tear strength instrument

Business news

- TenCate Protective Fabrics wins order from US Marines
- Polymer Group to close North Little Rock manufacturing plant
- Lenzing forced to hike fibre prices
- Management changes announced within Lenzing Nonwoven Fibers

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