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Diamonds bending like rubber

Despite the fact that diamonds are one of the hardest materials in the world, their state of matter not necessarily has to be always solid. At least it is not clearly determined in case...
Environment-friendly textiles fibers lab

Environment-friendly fashion

Materials made in laboratories are attracting designers attention. Bolt Thread company is introducing textiles harmless for nature which can change the future of both high fashion and casual clothing. Are environment-friendly textiles a feasible...

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 Combustibles Dainichi 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...
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