Technical Textiles


The intimate setting of Filtrex gives the opportunity for an intensive exchange, also with the delegates. © Edana

23/11/2022 – Event


Successful edition of Filtrex 2022

Around 100 filtration media professionals gathered in Berlin, Germany, on 8–9 November, for a two-day conference on topics relating to filtration. By  Sibylle Michel

For the major producing countries, 2022/23 stock changes are forecast to vary considerably. Stocks in China are projected to increase marginally. In contrast in India, they are projected to increase considerably, similarly in Brazil. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

21/11/2022 – Cotton forecast

Cotton forecast

Global cotton trade and stocks increase in 2022/23

World cotton trade for 2022/23 was cut this month by 218,000 tonnes to a projected 9.5 million tonnes but is still forecast to increase 146,000 tonnes ... By  Sibylle Michel

Dr. Ulrich Mörschel, CEO of Textechno: “The single-fibre pull-out test gives a direct measure of the fibre-matrix adhesion strength on its own.” © Textechno

17/11/2022 – New standard for composites

New standard for composites

Micromechanical testing of the interfacial shear strength

Fast and effective micromechanical testing of the interfacial shear strength is the focus of the new DIN SPEC 19289. By  Sibylle Michel

Nominated for the ISPO Textrend Award Fall/Winter 2024/25: comfortemp nature Lyocell HO 60X - the volume fleece with 100 percent biodegradability. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

16/11/2022 – Fostering transformation through collaborative innovation

Fostering transformation through collaborative innovation

Freudenberg at ISPO 2022

Freudenberg experts from Europe and Asia will be welcoming trade fair visitors of ISPO, 28–30 November 2022, to Stand 512 in ISPO Outdoor Hall A1. By  Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

Founded in Vernon, California in 1987, Allied has been responsibly sourcing and sustainably processing down. © Allied

16/11/2022 – Traceability


First recycled down traceable for animal welfare

Allied Feather+Down is poised to take a leap forward for animal welfare, sustainability, and circularity with their new Renu:Trace recycled and traceable ... By  Sibylle Michel

Train noise in focus: Empa researcher Bart Van Damme with a new type of rail pad that has been tested in train traffic. © Empa

15/11/2022 – High-tech


“Cushions” against rail noise and vibrations

An inconspicuous component under the railway tracks is a beacon of hope for quieter rail traffic. First tests on passing trains show a positive effect. By  Sibylle Michel

In its own laboratory, Wico develops PLA- and PBS-based hot-melt adhesives. © Wico

11/11/2022 – Adhesive systems for technical textiles

Adhesive systems for technical textiles

Sustainable laminating with (bio) hot melt adhesives

There is a variety of adhesive systems for the lamination of technical textiles and foils. In the sector of hot melt adhesives, biopolymers can help to ... By  Sibylle Michel