OffColor system for colour difference detection

Melange yarns and yarns with colorful effects are a growing trend in the clothing industry. To obtain the optimal yarn from mélange, the fibers must be thoroughly mixed in the right proportions at the...

Soft robots that can sense touch, pressure and movement

“Our research represents a foundational advance in soft robotics,” said Ryan Truby, first author of the paper and recent Ph.D. graduate at SEAS. “Our manufacturing platform enables complex sensing motifs to be easily integrated...

ChemSec launches the Textile Guide to tackle chemicals in textiles

Up until now brand owners and other companies in the textile sector had to invest a lot of money in chemical expertise in order to produce toxic free products, an investment that can be...

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...

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...

New TRP system for your health, safety and money saving

Winter is a tough season for drivers. It's cold, dark outside and roads are very slippery. Usually it appears unexpected, lasts very long time (considerating our climate zone) and annually surprises drives all over...
First Aqueous Transparent Flame Retardant Coating

First Aqueous Transparent Flame Retardant Coating

First Aqueous Transparent FR Coating for Wide Range of CombustiblesDainichi Giken Co., Ltd., a pioneer of aqueous inorganic polymers in Japan, announced today that it has co-developed a new aqueous transparent flame-retardant coating, Landex...
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...
Curtain walls with reinforcement of solidian, the Albstadt-based specialist in textile reinforcement, were used for the construction of the pylons; the façade panels were realized for the Turkish company Fibrobeton.

Textile reinforcement for the new Bosphorus bridge

The worldwide tallest pylons of the giant building structure of the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul rise up to an enormous height of 320 m. Curtain walls with reinforcement of solidian, the Albstadt-based specialist in...

BEAM Demonstrating Technologies For Deep Space Habitation

BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) NASA is investigating concepts for habitats that can keep astronauts healthy and productive during missions that take them farther from Earth than humans have ever gone before. Through public-private partnerships...
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