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....

An innovative high-performance material: biofibers made from green lacewing silk

Innovative biofibers made from a silk protein of the green lacewing are being developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in conjunction with the company AMSilk GmbH. Researchers are working on...
electronic skin

High-Tech Electronic Skin Can Feel Temperature Changes and Pressure

Electronic Skin Could be Used on Robots  Researchers at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, led by Professor Jonghwa Park, have developed electronic skin that can detect changes in both temperature and pressure,...
Oerlikon airlaid Neumag

Oerlikon Neumag airlaid technology for Avintiv

Neumünster, 29 September 2015 – Oerlikon Neumag has successfully assembled and commissioned an Airlaid Web Forming System for the production of hygiene airlaid nonwovens at Avintiv, formerly Polymer Group Inc., Benson, North Carolina USA. One...
Smart dressings Tielle

Smart dressings speed healing of chronic wounds

We've previously heard about wound dressings that kill bacteria, but now researchers at Britain's Swinburne University of Technology are taking a different approach. They're creating a dressing material that attracts bacteria out from within...
wacik

Poole develops biodegradable fibre for disposable wipes

Poole Company, a manufacturer of nonwovens and textile fibres, has developed a new biodegradable polyester fibre made from 100 per cent recycled PET bottles for household wipes market, as the first tested and proven...

Tencel Skin facial mask – The New Age Fiber

Lenzing showed Tencel Skin facial mask fibre at ANEX expo Austria’s nonwoven producer, Lenzing, in collaboration with Nox-Bellcow (NBC), manufacturers of facial masks in China, recently presented the Tencel Skin, tailor-made fibre for cosmetic facial...
Active nerve cells brain

Carbon nanotube fibers

The highest quality links to your brainThe fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. Because they provide a two-way connection, they show promise...
skeleton medtech

Proxy Biomedical unveils ProTEX Med polyproplylene resin

Proxy Biomedical has launched ProTEX Proxy Biomedical, a leading global innovator in the design, development, and manufacturing of biomaterial implants, has launched ProTEX Med polypropylene resin, a unique custom synthesized resin, available exclusively for proxy...
Surgery mesh biotextile

Resorbable surgical mesh

Resorbable mesh is used in a wide variety of applications, providing containment and support, or acting as a tissue scaffold to support the healing process. Within orthopaedics, resorbable mesh holds in place bone grafts,...
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