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Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2015

Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2015
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  • Jun 15, 2015
  • 13 pages
  • Textiles Intelligence
Abstract
This report provides information on the latest developments in composites, fibres for protective apparel, graphene coatings, inks for wearable electronics, medical textiles, nanocoatings, nonwovens, piezoelectric fabrics, protective apparel and wearable technology. The report includes news from the following innovative companies and other organisations: DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM), Europlasma, Fehrer, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionsanlagen und Konstruktionstechnik (IPK - Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology), Fraunhofer-Institut für Holzforschung, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut (WKI - Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Wilhelm Klauditz Institute), Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration (IZM - Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration), Fukui Warp Knitting, Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation (Hohenstein Institute for Textile Innovation), Kansai University, National Safety Apparel, Osaka Medical College, Suominen, Teijin, Teijin Aramid, and Teijin Frontier.
Table of Contents
SUMMARY
COMPOSITES
Fehrer: new composite for use in the manufacture of automobile roofs
Fraunhofer WKI: fibre reinforced composite parts incorporating natural fibres
FIBRES FOR PROTECTIVE APPAREL
Teijin Aramid: new fibre called Teijinconex neo for use in protective apparel
GRAPHENE COATINGS
Hohenstein Institut Für Textilinnovation: collaborative research project to apply graphene
coatings to textile substrates
INKS FOR WEARABLE ELECTRONICS
DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM): inks for use in wearable electronics
MEDICAL TEXTILES
Hohenstein Institut Für Textilinnovation: artificial uterus which aids the development of
babies born prematurely
Teijin, Fukui Warp Knitting and Osaka Medical College: development of a textile cardiac
patch which will help to repair heart tissue after cardiovascular surgery
NANOCOATINGS
Europlasma: new ranges of Nanofics nanocoatings for use in filtration media
NONWOVENS
Suominen: new nonwoven products
Fibrella Lite Spunlace
Hydraspun Dispersible Plus
PIEZOELECTRIC FABRICS
Kansai University and Teijin Frontier: piezoelectric fabrics for wearable devices
PROTECTIVE APPAREL
National Safety Apparel: protective apparel which protects against cuts
WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY
Fraunhofer IPK and Fraunhofer IZM: new orthopaedic prosthesis called CareJack
List of Figures
Figure 1: DuPont MCM inks for wearable electronics
Figure 2: CutGuard Pro lined sleeve pullover shirt
List of Tables
Companies Covered