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Advances in Textiles Technology - Issue 4, 2011

  • Published: April 2011
  • 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.

Composites
- Mass production of general-purpose automobiles with carbon fibre composites is now a reality
- Woven carbon fibre is basis of a stiff, supportive joining system

Sports and leisure
- Research offers prospect of much more comfortable sportswear
- Polartec creates a breathable, waterproof membrane
- TenCate Grass boosts production of fibre to meet sharp increase in demand

Transportation
- Aramid fibre reinforcement keeps tyre in shape at racetrack speeds

Business news
- Rieter Board proposes to split Textile and Automotive Systems
- Bluestar to expand and consolidate silicone operations in Charlotte
- TenCate Geosynthetics increases its manufacturing capabilities in Asia
- Johns Manville boost for microfibres
- Ahlstrom disposes of Italian plant
- Conductive Fiber Manufacturers Council forms to represent industry

Events

Garments
- Jockey International is latest licensee of Outlast technology

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