ABC of Tetex: Polyamides

What are polyamides? Polyamide, any polymer (substance composed of long, multiple-unit molecules) in which the repeating units in the molecular chain are linked together by amide groups. Amide groups have the general chemical formula CO-NH. They may be produced by...

ABCs of Tetex: Biosynthetics

What Are Biosynthetics? A biosynthetic fiber consists of polymers made from renewable resources, either wholly or partly. Biosynthetics are emerging as a potential alternative to conventional synthetic products. The main difference between biosynthetic fibers and...

Tetex Magazine winter issue is already here!

Dear Readers, As you may already know, Tetex.com is Europe’s largest technical textiles website delivering the latest news, information, inspirations and developments for both manufacturers and clients. A rich experience and extensive knowledge make us...

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...

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...

Phthalates in materials: why should they be avoided?

In the age of the depleting ozone layer and the ubiquitous smog repeatedly exceeding acceptable norms, the environmental awareness in the society is constantly growing. Technical materials used nowadays include those that may have...

Synthesis, Application of a Novel Azo Dye and Its Inclusion Complex with Beta-cyclodextrin onto...

Written by: H. M. Dardeer1, El-sisi A. A.2, Emam A. A.2, Nora M. Hilal2 1 Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt 2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University (Girls), Nasr City,...

Development of synthetic membranes for clothes and shoes

Written by:Grigory Kovalenko1, Elena Bokova1, Maria Pawłowa2 1 Moscow state university of design and technology, Sadovnicheskaya ul., 33-1, Moscow, Russian Federation 2 Uniwersytet Technologiczno-Humanistyczny im. Kazimierza Pułaskiego w Radomiu., Jacka Malczewskiego 29, Radom, PolandABSTRACT The work carried...

Virtual braiding as design tool for shoe laces, ropes or medical stents

Article by: Prof. Dr. Yordan Kyosev, TexMind UG, Mönchengladbach, Germany Braiding is a process of interlacement of yarns at certain angle to the product axis used for production of shoe laces, decorative tapes, ropes, medical stents...
What is Polypropylene

All about Polypropylene

What is Polypropylene? Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer which is both tough and durable. Made from the polymerization of propylene gas in the presence of a catalyst system it is becoming increasing popular, even replacing...
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