Chomarat’s new multiaxial glass NCF

Chomarat, the composite reinforcement specialist group, has developed multiaxial glass NCF for thermoplastic composites. The patented stitching yarn can withstand processing temperatures upto 400 degree Celisus, making it an innovative industrial solution for thermoplastic...
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When is a Street Lamp not a Street Lamp?

Street Lamps that Protect you from the Rain Still at a prototype stage the latest in street furniture is a street lamp fitted with an umbrella. This innovative design features a street lamp fitted with...

Future of biodegradable sandals

At last year's National Sustainable Design Expo, two students from the University of Delaware presented biodegradable sandals made of mushrooms, chicken feathers and textile waste. Jillian Silverman and Wing Tang from the fashion and clothing...
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Modular floating survival shelters band together

Providing secure enclosures and other critical safety features in the face of tsunamis, floods and accidents at sea, this system of survival pods adds another critical dimension as well: connectivity. The award-winning Duckweed Survival House units come...

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...

ContiTech develops new printing blanket made of glass beads

Guarantees a smooth printing process and minimum downtimes ContiTech has brought something new to the market for printing securities, high-quality film embossing (hot film/cold film) and sheet-fed printing – an enhanced printing blanket with a...
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Russia moves to support domestic technical textiles

Eugene Gerden reports from Moscow The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade has designed a package of measures, aimed at supporting the country’s technical textiles and nonwovens industries, according to Viktor Evtukhov, Russia’s Deputy Minister...
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Grow Crops Even in the Desert? – it is Possible with Greenhouse!

Farming can be extremely difficult in the areas that lack humidity and experience high temperatures and frequent droughts. However, a new innovative greenhouse, which collects dew and then uses it for irrigation, makes it...
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Teijin to showcase materials at Nano Tech 2015

International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano Tech 2015) Teijin, a technology-driven global group, will exhibit a wide range of nanotech materials and products incorporating advanced Teijin technologies during the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano...
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Panter to exhibit rapier weaving machines at Techtextil 2015

Italian weaving machinery manufacturer Panter will present at the next Techtextil exhibition that takes place from 4-7 May in Frankfurt. At the leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens the company will promote its...
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