Technical Textiles

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Solar cell module “FlexSolar” and Piezoelectric cascade generator (left side) with battery pack and textile with electrical appliances in the form of light emitting diodes (right side) © TITV Greiz

 
09/03/2020 – Textile-adapted energy generation

Textile-adapted energy generation

TITV institute is concerned with harvesting electric energy

Textile-adapted energy converters collect electricity from where it costs nothing – from sunlight, movement, and waste heat. By  Editorial staff
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The 35th Cotton Conference “Passion for Cotton” which traditionally should take place again in the Bremen Town Hall should take place under a relaxed atmosphere and was therefore postponed to 2021. © EKH-Pictures/stock.adobe.com

 
06/03/2020 – For protection against the corona virus

For protection against the corona virus

Postponement of the 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen with the motto “Passion for Cotton” will take place from 17 to 19 March 2021. By  Iris Schlomski
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Concept of the Easy Nonwoven 4.0 System © ITA/RWTH

 
06/03/2020 – Optimisation of nonwoven cards

Optimisation of nonwoven cards

Easy Nonwoven 4.0

Economic and technical simulation and optimisation of nonwoven cards. By  Iris Schlomski
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Fespa has taken the decision to postpone Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, originally scheduled to take place at IFEMA Madrid from 24 to 27 March 2020. © Fespa

 
The Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020 will be postponed (scheduled from 24 to 27 March 2020, Madrid). By  Iris Schlomski
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Comparison of biodegradability of different textile materials in the ground. © Cotton Incorporated

 
04/03/2020 – Environmentally friendly textiles

Environmentally friendly textiles

Cotton is biodegradable

The worldwide cotton consumption is estimated at about 26 mn tons. Altogether, the need for all fibres on the part of the textile industry is considerably ... By  Sibylle Michel
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Betterguards has developed an anti-twist system protected by 15 patents, which helps to avert painful ligament damage, e.g. around the ankle. © Betterguards

 
03/03/2020 – Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Start-up Betterguards: patented joint bandages

“Helping to banish painful hyperextensions and torn ligaments with patented joint bandages.” Betterguards’ founder Vinzenz Bichler By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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From left: Jochen Franke (CFO, Stoll), Andreas Schellhammer (CEO, Stoll), Arno Gärtner (CEO, Karl Mayer), Dr. Helmut Preßl (CFO, Karl Mayer) © Karl Mayer

 
The contract was signed on 26 February 2020, and the Stoll Group is to be part of the Karl Mayer Group from 1 July 2020. By  Iris Schlomski