New OLEDs thinner than a human hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team succeeded in fabricating highly efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting...

SOFT e-textiles can protect soldiers and medics

New technology that harnesses electronic signals in a smart fabric could lead to advanced hazardous-material gear that protects against toxic chemicals, according to research from Dartmouth College. The SOFT (Self-Organized Framework on Textiles) devices have...

US patent for graphene flame-retardant composition

Directa Plus plc , a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued notification that it has granted...

ABC’s of Tetex: Polyesters

Polyesters are polymers that contain ester group in its structure.Polyesters are synthetic, man-made materials. Basic features of polyesters:Non-hygroscopic – they do not absorb water Stainproof – it is very difficult to stain polyester...

Exosuit has been developed to help lifting weights

Virginia Tech and Lowe’s have collaborated to develop a lift assisting wearable exosuit. The exosuit has been developed to assist employees to be comfortable and safe while lifting weights in stores. The technology uses soft...

Innovative corn fibre

"Corn fibres have emerged as an eco-friendly substitute for synthetic fabrics and are being used for making not just clothes, but also in geotextiles and home textiles." Renuka Tejaswini explains the processes involved in extracting corn...
Polygiene enters the world of Yoga with Andar

Polygiene enters the world of Yoga with Andar

Andar is the Republic of Korea’s leading brand of women’s activewear in the athleisure segment in practices such as yoga, pilates and zumba. These are fast growing segments of the market in Korea where...

Metallic sheen, sporty elegance and concealed function

Feather-weight, metallic reflective effects, concealed function and natural fiber qualities with bio technologies are just some of the highlights of the current Schoeller collections. Developed and produced among the mountains of Switzerland, innovation, comfort,...
Outlast® technology absorbs and stores excess heat and releases it. Heat spreaders improve thermal conductivity. Outlast® Xelerate is a new, innovative material o ering ultimate heat and moisture management.

Outlast launches Outlast® Xelerate“: PCM + Heat spreader

Quickly distribute and spread heat During the night, many people suffer from “intolerable heat build-up”, which makes it difficult to get a restful night’s sleep. Outlast’s climate-regulating phase change materials (PCM) which absorb, store and...

Clothing with a sensory cooling effect by Hohenstein!

BOENNIGHEIM (gl) As part of an IGF research project (AiF No. 18181 N), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim have been developing and analysing a textile finish that provides a sensory cooling effect....
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