New energy source based on perovskite cells

Skanska is the first developer in the world that will cover office buildings with semi-transparent photovoltaic cells from perovskite. Office buildings can soon be self-sufficient in terms of energy. The technology will be provided...

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...

New TRP system for your health, safety and money saving

Winter is a tough season for drivers. It's cold, dark outside and roads are very slippery. Usually it appears unexpected, lasts very long time (considerating our climate zone) and annually surprises drives all over...
Hornschuch’s customers can now use designs from the high-quality skai® digital print collection for their small series and individual projects, thereby gaining advantages in the market. Photo: Hornschuch

Surfaces that Touch

In innovative environment of Techtextil 2017 Hornschuch company presented smart materials for the contract area as well as for automobile and commercial vehicle interiors.Ideal for contract areas For many years, Hornschuch has been successful...
First Aqueous Transparent Flame Retardant Coating

First Aqueous Transparent Flame Retardant Coating

First Aqueous Transparent FR Coating for Wide Range of CombustiblesDainichi Giken Co., Ltd., a pioneer of aqueous inorganic polymers in Japan, announced today that it has co-developed a new aqueous transparent flame-retardant coating, Landex...

TENCEL® sets high standards in the hotel trade

The TENCEL® fiber is demonstrating its worth in the hotel business in bed linens. TENCEL® fiber has no problem meeting the highest standards in bed linens. Years of product developments with international partners in...
Curtain walls with reinforcement of solidian, the Albstadt-based specialist in textile reinforcement, were used for the construction of the pylons; the façade panels were realized for the Turkish company Fibrobeton.

Textile reinforcement for the new Bosphorus bridge

The worldwide tallest pylons of the giant building structure of the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul rise up to an enormous height of 320 m. Curtain walls with reinforcement of solidian, the Albstadt-based specialist in...

Antistatic materials – what are they and when to use them?

Usually we encounter this name when reviewing the tarps available in the market. But what does it really mean that a material is antistatic, how is it obtained and, most importantly, when do we...

BEAM Demonstrating Technologies For Deep Space Habitation

BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) NASA is investigating concepts for habitats that can keep astronauts healthy and productive during missions that take them farther from Earth than humans have ever gone before. Through public-private partnerships...
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