Technical Textiles


A glove made of a material designed at Rice University that kills coronaviruses with heat without burning users’ skin. © Photo by Gustavo Raskosky/Rice University

19/09/2023 – Rice University

Rice University

You can leave your gloves on

A new material that packs deadly heat for viruses on its outer surface while staying cool on the reverse side could transform the way we make and use ... Silvia Cernea Clark

© Alvanon

3D Tech Fest 2023, a free three-day virtual global conference, happening from September 26th-28th, 2023, promises to refefine the fusion of fashion and ... By  Christine Heywood

© Beaulieu International Group

06/09/2023 – Beaulieu International Group

Beaulieu International Group

Destination: zero environmental footprint

Beaulieu International Group will turn the spotlight on geotextile products with sustainability benefits to support progress in resilient civil engineering ... By  Christine Heywood

Lyocell fibers with antiviral properties - by loading with copper ions. © TITK / Steffen Beikirch

04/09/2023 – Using active ingredients more efficiently in textiles

Using active ingredients more efficiently in textiles

Wash-resistant equipment of Lyocell functional fibers

Functional textiles are all the rage. In addition to wearer comfort, durability and fashionable chic, a garment should also regulate moisture, absorb temperature ... Dr. Frank Wendler, Benjamin Redlingshöfer

At DSEI in London Carrington Textiles will show innovations in military textiles, showcasing its latest developments in CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear) protection and stretch ripstop fabrics designed to meet the evolving needs of modern armed forces.© Carrington ©

30/08/2023 – Carrington Textiles

Carrington Textiles

Innovations in military fabrics

Carrington Textiles, a leading global expert in military fabrics, is said to announce its participation in this year's Defence and Security Equipment International ... By  Christine Heywood

© Messe Frankfurt

28/08/2023 – Trade Fair

Trade Fair

Yarn expo autumn 2023

Over 500 exhibitors will gather at Shanghai`s National Convention Center from August 28th-30th, 2023, showcasing innovative yarn, eco-friendly cotton, ... By  Christine Heywood

“Filaine” convinces with high tear and abrasion resistance. © Gunold

16/08/2023 – Embroidery thread – matt and wolly

Embroidery thread – matt and wolly

Natural look is the key!

With its 129 colors, the wool-like-embroidery thread “Filaine” by Gunold is a real winner for any textile that wants to convey a natural look.