Mechanical exoskeleton with premium components to relieve strain on the legs. © Jumbo-Textil

01/04/2022 – Narrow textiles

Narrow textiles

High-tech textiles for safety and medical technology

Production and care, logistics and agriculture – people in these and many other industries work hard day after day. Exoskeletons offer them enormous relief ... By  Sibylle Michel

Flamexgreen is a staple fiber yarn made of recycled, post-consumer bottles. © Carl Weiske

31/03/2022 – Yarn for protective clothing

Yarn for protective clothing

Sustainable and flame retardant

 As a sustainable alternative, Carl Weiske offers a flame retardant staple fiber yarn made in part of recycled, post-consumer bottles. By  Sibylle Michel

Testing shows that Livinguard Technology continuously kills bacteria, is hypoallergenic and non-irritating to the skin with performance that lasts wash after wash. © Livinguard

30/03/2022 – Medical textiles

Medical textiles

First-of-its-kind medical scrubs

Livinguard has launched an apparel line of permanent self-disinfecting scrubs, underscrubs, and lab coats utilizing its EPA-registered bacteria-killing ... By  Editorial staff

Anne-Marie Sust was nominated for the “Green Concept Award” for her interdisciplinary master’s thesis. © FH Bielefeld

30/03/2022 – Textile printing

Textile printing

Screen printing with microalgae

In an interdisciplinary master thesis at Bielefeld UAS, Anne-Marie Sust has developed innovative dye paste based on microalgae to print on textiles. By  Sibylle Michel

A look at the state-of-the-art assembly of a Wings winder © Oerlikon

29/03/2022 – Manmade fiber industry

Manmade fiber industry

Oerlikon Barmag celebrates its 100th anniversary

Barmag, established in 1922, turns 100 this year. The company was one of the world’s first to construct machines for the large-scale production of synthetic ... By  Sibylle Michel

Amanns new product innovation Basalt-tech is the first sewing thread made from 100% basalt stone fibers. © Amann

28/03/2022 – Yarns


Basalt-tech: sewing thread made from stone

The international sewing thread producer Amann Group launched a sewing thread that is entirely made from basalt stone fibers. By  Sibylle Michel

Autofil, made in Italy, is a fast, versatile, accurate, and silent yarn strength tester. © Mesdan

28/03/2022 – Quality control

Quality control

Fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength tester

The latest innovation of Mesdan, a manufacturer of yarn splicers and laboratory quality control equipment, is a fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength ... By  Editorial staff