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Innovations in Textile Finishes, Spider Silk Fibers, and Liquid Gate Membranes

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  • 15 Pages
  • March 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4763849

This issue of High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) profiles carbon reinforced concrete for thinner buildings, human proteins derived from chicken eggs, high-carbon manganese-silicon steel, metamaterial-like core–shell fibers, and silicon-based deposition technique for smart fabrics. It also focuses on copper-based conductive ink for printed electronics, and lightweight ceramic matrix composites for jet engines.

The High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on various materials across industries. Some material technologies include lightweight materials, bio–based materials, ceramics, smart materials, fibers, nanomaterials, responsive materials, polymers, woven and non woven materials, polymers and plastics and packaging materials.

The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research and innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers, and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.

Table of Contents

Advancements in Textile Finishes, Spider Silk Fibers, and Liquid Gate Membranes

  • Profile 1: Molecular Chemistry of Spider Silk Fibers Highlights Self-assembling Features
  • Personal Care and Healthcare would be Important Areas for Spider Silk Fibers
  • Profile 2: Material Solution Replacing Long Chain Flurocarbon Use in Textiles
  • Tex2 is Applicable in a Multitude of Industries Apart from the Textiles for Which it is Designed
  • Profile 3: Filtration System That Minimizes Electricity Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions
  • Filtration and Oil & Gas would be Important Areas for Liquid Gate Membrane Advancement
  • Profile 4: Carbon Reinforced Concrete for Thinner Buildings
  • Materials with High Strength-to-weight Ratio Would be Highly Developed
  • Profile 5: Human Proteins Derived From Chicken Eggs
  • Profile 6: High-carbon Manganese-silicon Steel
  • New Material Capabilities Align with Lightweighting and Sustainability Trends
  • Larger opportunities Tougher Challenges
  • Profile 7: Metamaterial-like Core–Shell Fibers
  • Material Capability to Enhance Machine-to-human Interaction Driving Research
  • Performance Textiles and Soft Robotics are Ideal Near-Term Prospects
  • Profile 8: Silicon-based Deposition Technique for Smart Fabrics
  • Profile 9: Smart Clothing that is Self Powered and Washable
  • Profile 10: Novel Material that can be Either Self-healing or Strong Under UV Light
  • Profile 11: Coating Technology that Has the Ability to Repel Fluids and Contaminants
  • Profile 12: Copper-based Conductive Ink that is Targeted Toward Printed Electronics
  • Profile 13: Aerogel Product that is Cost-effective and Has Superior Properties
  • Profile 14: Chitosan-based Packaging Material with the Ability to Enhance Shelf Life
  • Profile 15: Lightweight Ceramic Matrix Composites for Jet Engines
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