Metallic sheen, sporty elegance and concealed function

Feather-weight, metallic reflective effects, concealed function and natural fiber qualities with bio technologies are just some of the highlights of the current Schoeller collections. Developed and produced among the mountains of Switzerland, innovation, comfort,...
ContiTech will unveil a complete suspension system for use in the secondary spring stage that meets the specifications of European standard EN 45545 at the very highest safety level, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3).

Fire Protection Standard EN 45545: New Products Increase Safety in Railway Transport

Air bellows for rail vehicle applications meet the requirements of European standard EN 45545, “Hazard Level 3” (HL3) New material for air actuator used in pantographs Potable water hose developed according to customer...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Innovative composite materials and solutions for automotive applications

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017At JEC World 2017, Henkel is putting the spotlight on high performance composites that provide car makers with new ways to design innovative lightweight...
Feeding the threads into the carbonising furnace

Composite Materials from Renewable Biomaterials

Lignin Based Carbon Fibres for Composites Launch of the European Research Project LIBRE, with the Participation of the ITCF. A European research project has been launched for the development of lignin-bases carbon fibres for use in...
Michelman will showcase its new Hydrosize Link U470 and U480 fiber

Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017

Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017CINCINNATI, OH (February 15, 2017) – Michelman will use this year’s JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile...

New Indigo-like Synthetic Fiber Collaborated with Japanese textile mills

Tokyo, Japan, December 21, 2016 --- Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., Opening a new window the Teijin Group’s fiber products converting company, announced today that it has developed an indigo-like synthetic fiber, named INDI5, in...
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