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...

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...
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Bulletproof vest: polish specialty Are “fluid” bulletproof vests going to be produced in Poland?

The invention of bulletproof vests is related to a work of polish inventors in the late nineteenth century. Today Poles are working again on the improvement of this invention. The scientists from Technical University...
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Fabric based protective equipment

Over 13 milion people everyday use  protective equipment during work for medical services in the United States of America. Wearing textil-based protection gear is esential to limit morbidity and mortality of patients in their care as...

Lenzing presents FR heat protection fibre at Interschutz 2015

Lenzing, a leading manufacturer of man-made cellulosic fibres, is exhibiting its Lenzing FR fibre, as a complete solution for applications in firefighter protective clothing, at Interschutz, the largest international venue for experts in fire...
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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...

SpaceX’s future space suits are just around the corner

SpaceX allowed a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with their Crew Dragon Capsule and Spacesuit.  On Friday Sept. 8, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk posted a photo on Instagram of a spacesuit-clad person...

Wearable LED bicycle lock doubles as a safety strip

Australian designers Tosika Maluma and Carson Tully have created a wearable bicycle lock with built-in LED lights designed to boost cyclist's safety. Billed as a world’s first, the LED-laden Vivid Lock can be worn across...
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Safil exhibits its yarn range for functional fabrics at Performance Days

Safil, the Italian spinning company, expands its offer by presenting a range of performing yarns for functional garments, made of innovative blends of natural and technical fibres, at Performance Days, the leading trade fair...

Polyurethane – history, past and future

Polyurethanes have changed the world. We have them to thank for energyefficient refrigerators, comfortable upholstered furniture, safe car seats, protective coatings and lightweight composites. 80 years ago, Dr. Otto Bayer discovered polyurethane chemistry virtually...
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