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Nanotechnologies for Smart and Responsive Textiles

  • Published: February 2007
  • Region: Global
  • 63 Pages
  • Nanoposts.com

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to nanotechnologies for smart and responsive textiles.

Including:

- In depth profiles of R&D and technologies under commercialization
- Short, Medium and Long-Term Application Areas
- Full Contact Details (Company/Research Centre Name, Main Contact Person, Phone, Email)
These cutting edge reports allow access to the latest R&D and commercial applications in nanotechnology.

Areas covered include:

- Carbon nanotubes for electronic textiles
- Enhanced water and stain repellency
- E-Textiles for wearable sensing and actuation
- Shape memory polymers for intelligent textiles
- Magnetic nanofibres with anti-counterfeiting applications for clothing
- Nanofibres for aerospace, automotive, biomedical and orthopedic devices, textiles, ceramics, polymers, and advanced composites
- Nanofibres for wearable displays
- Bioactive wound dressings
- Nanofibres for protective textiles
- Textiles with new luminescent properties
- Enhanced colour fastness to fabric and textiles
- Self-cleaning Textiles

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 CURRENT APPLICATIONS

1.2 FUTURE APPLICATIONS

2 PROTECTIVE TEXTILES

2.1 UV PROTECTION

2.2 HYDROPHILICITY

2.3 HYDROPHOBICITY, WATER AND OIL REPELLENCE

2.4 THERMAL COMFORT

2.5 FLAME RETARDANCY

2.6 ANTI-BACTERIALISM

2.7 ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIBILITY

2.8 ABRASION RESISTANCE

2.9 MECHANICAL RESISTANCE

2.10 BIODEFENCE

2.11 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS

2.11.1 COMPANIES
2.11.1.1 Company 1 Germany: Transparent nanoscale surface coating for architectural textiles, airbag coatings and protective clothing
2.11.1.2 Company 2 Germany: Nano additives for textiles treatments
2.11.1.3 Company 1 Switzerland: High performance additives and masterbatches for synthetic fibres
2.11.1.4 Company 1 Hong Kong: Nanosilver impregnated textiles
2.11.1.5 Company 1 USA: Photocatalytic textiles
2.11.1.6 Company 2 USA: Anti-microbial fibres and fabrics
2.11.1.7 Company 3 USA: Bioactive wound dressings
2.11.1.8 Company 4 USA: Anti-microbial textiles based on nanosilver
2.11.1.9 Company 5 USA: Nanoparticles of bamboo charcoal
2.11.1.10 Company 6 USA: Dry coating process for functional fabrics
2.11.1.11 Company 7 USA: Nanomaterials for surface and air space decontamination, protective textiles, air and water purification and filtration
2.11.1.12 Company 1 South Korea: Nanofibres for protective textiles
2.11.1.13 Company 2 South Korea: TiO2 coated nanosilver
2.11.1.14 Company 1 South Africa: Electrospinning of nanofibres and continuous
nanofibre yarns
2.11.1.15 Company 1 Taiwan: Nano silver yarns
2.11.1.17 Company 1 Australia: Stain and water repellent textiles
2.11.1.18 Company 2 Australia: Enhanced colour fastness to fabric and textiles
2.11.1.19 Company 1 UK: Binders for dyestuffs or pigments
2.11.1.20 Company 2 UK: Ultra-thin polymer coatings
2.11.1.21 Company 1 Israel: Highly chemical resistant polymer materials

2.11.2 UNIVERSITIES
2.11.2.1 University 1 Italy: Micro and nanostructured fibre systems for emergencydisaster wear
2.11.2.2 University 1 Australia: Colour removal with nano titanium dioxide
2.11.2.3 University 2 Australia: Nanostructured photocatalyst to degrade the colour in textile dye effluent containing auxiliary agents
2.11.2.4 University 3 Australia: Hybrid organic-inorganic coatings for wool textiles
2.11.2.5 University 4 Australia: Non-fluorine based superhydrophobicity for wool textile through nanoscale surface roughness modification
2.11.2.6 University 1 Germany: Engineered spider silk
2.11.2.7 University 2 Germany: Synthesis and investigation of highly photo stable fluorescent dyes and linking such structures to macromolecules
2.11.2.8 University 1 USA: Electrospun magnetic nanofibres with anti-counterfeiting applications for clothing
2.11.2.9 University 2 USA: Ultra-hydrophobic fibres
2.11.2.10 University 3 USA: Carbon nanotube yarns
2.11.2.11 University 4 USA: Anti-microbial polymer coating of fabrics
2.11.2.12 University 5 USA: Cyclodextrin additives to improve/enhance the properties of textile products
2.11.2.13 University 6 USA: Electrospinning and polymer nanofibres
2.11.2.14 University 7 USA: Nanofibres for aerospace, automotive, biomedical and
orthopedic devices, textiles, ceramics, polymers, and advanced composites
2.11.2.15 University 8 USA: Multifunctional carbon nanotube yarns and textiles
2.11.2.16 University 1 UK: Polymeric structures used in specialist structural and othe textile applications
2.11.2.17 University 2 UK: Polymer tapes and films with microcapillaries
2.11.2.18 University 1 New Zealand: Gold nanoparticles as colourants and functional entities in high fashion textiles
2.11.2.19 University 1 Hong Kong: Self-cleaning fabrics
2.11.2.20 University 1 Bulgaria: New smart organic compounds

2.11.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
2.11.3.1 Research Centre 1 Belgium: PP and PA6/clay nanocomposite yarns for textiles
2.11.3.2 Research Centre 1 Germany: Nanostructured self-cleaning textiles
2.11.3.3 Research Centre 2 Germany: Functional coating systems for architectural textiles and intelligent surfaces
2.11.3.4 Research Centre 1 USA: Enzyme therapy for self-decontaminating fabric
2.11.3.5 Research Centre 2 USA: Surface modification of textiles
2.11.3.6 Research Centre 1 Switzerland: Nanofibres in textiles for medicine and healthcare
2.11.3.7 Research Centre 1 UK: Functional coatings for textiles
2.11.3.8 Research Centre 1 China: Carbon nanotube films and nanofibres
2.11.3.9 Research Centre 1 Sweden: Nanostructured intelligent surfaces for protective clothing

3 ELECTRONIC TEXTILES

3.1 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS

3.1.1 COMPANIES
3.1.1.1 Company 1 USA: Electrically conductive textiles
3.1.1.2 Company 2 USA: Polymer nanomaterials for electrically conductive e-textiles

3.1.2 UNIVERSITIES
3.1.2.1 University 1 Australia: Carbon nanotubes for electronic textiles
3.1.2.2 University 1 Italy: E-Textiles for wearable sensing and actuation
3.1.2.3 University 1 USA: Quantum tunneling nanocomposite textile soft structure sensors and actuators
3.1.2.4 University 2 USA: Nanofibres for wearable displays
3.1.2.5 University 3 USA: Optical nanoscale textile sensors

4 SMART TEXTILES

4.1 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS

4.1.1 COMPANIES
4.1.1.1 Company 1 USA: Smart and interactive textiles
4.1.1.2 Company 1 UK: Improved switch and sensor designs, textile switches and sensors, and electronic noses

4.1.2 UNIVERSITIES
4.1.2.1 University 1 UK: Smart vests
4.1.2.2 University 2 UK: Piezoelectric sensors for textiles
4.1.2.3 University 1 South Korea: Shape memory polymers for intelligent textiles

4.1.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
4.1.3.1 Research Centre 1 Australia: Smart fibres and textiles based on shape memory polymers
4.1.3.2 Research Centre 1 Germany: Smart fibres and textiles
4.1.3.3 Research Centre 2 Germany: Stimuli responsive polymer coatings

5 GLOSSARY OF TERMS

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