Technical Textiles


Fraunhofer IZM has mounted sensor systems on the two manta ray fins of the unmanned underwater vehicle designed by EvoLogics. © EvoLogics

26/07/2022 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

Recovered by Robo Ray

An extremely nimble submersible robot uses a flexible sensor skin to detect lost and unexploded munitions in places that were formerly almost unreachable. By  Sibylle Michel

Visitors had the opportunity to find out more about the new surface heating system at Techtextil 2022. © FILK Freiberg Institute

20/07/2022 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

Light, flexible, efficient: adhesive polymer layers

INTEC Industrie-Technik and FILK Freiberg Institute have developed an innovative surface heating system for electric mobility. By  Sibylle Michel

All work pants are available in short, regular and long sizes and, in addition to blue, also in gray, green and black. © Schöffel Pro

Cordura Naturalle Fabrics give the pants a natural, cotton-like look and feel, yet are durable and long-lasting. By  Sibylle Michel

The 61st anniversary of the Dornbirn GFC Congress will take place live this year in Dornbirn, Austria. A high number of participants is expected. © Dornbirn

12/07/2022 – Fiber Congress

Fiber Congress

Top level Keynote speakers at Dornbirn-GFC 2022

The 61st edition of the Dornbirn GFC Congress will take place this year from September 14 to 16. Key topics will be innovation, sustainability and circular ... By  Sibylle Michel

The carbon fibre recycler developed the mats in response to customer requests. © Gen 2 Carbon

08/07/2022 – Nonwovens


Ultra-lightweight 60 gsm nonwoven mat

Gen 2 Carbon, formerly ELG Carbon Fibre, introduces a supremely lightweight 60 gsm, recycled carbon fibre nonwoven fabric. By  Editorial staff

Global trade forecast at its second highest level © Bremer Baumwollbörse

06/07/2022 – Cotton


2022/23 Cotton consumption to decrease

USDA’s latest forecast for the upcoming 2022/23 season projects cotton consumption to decline to 26.56 million tons, down 218,000 tonnes from the previous ... By  Sibylle Michel

The new Efi Reggiani ecoTerra pigment solution made its debut at Fespa Global Print Expo in Berlin, Germany. © Efi Reggiani

05/07/2022 – Textile printing

Textile printing

New level of sustainable direct-to-fabric printing

Efi Reggiani’s all-in-one pigment inline printing and finishing solution drives efficiency and sustainability in industrial digital textile printing. By  Sibylle Michel