Fibres

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The certificate covers both the welfare of animals, the protection of nature and the working conditions of farmers and farm workers. © thegoodcashmerestandard.org

 
29/05/2020 – Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

First standard for sustainable cashmere

Aid by Trade Foundation launches first standard for sustainable cashmere. Its first focus will be Inner Mongolia. By  Iris Schlomski
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Mosaic – Award Winners: As a result of this unique approach to worldwide technology implementation, the members of the collaboration were awarded the “JEC Composites Magazine Special Prize” on 13 May online for the first time due to recent global health crises, recognising the true potential for AM within the glass fibre industries. © JEC Group

 
15/05/2020 – Glasfibres: additive manufacturing of bushings

Glasfibres: additive manufacturing of bushings

Cooksongold (AM) announces revolution in glass fiber industry

Cooksongold and Sempsa JP are working to innovate glass fibre production by 3D printing the tip plates of bushings made from precious metal. By  Iris Schlomski
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© TWD Fibres GmbH

 
11/04/2019 – Techtextil: TWD Fibres

Techtextil: TWD Fibres

To avoiding microplastics!

TWD Fibres' policy is to minimize microplastics in the production of filament yarns in an effort to protect our environment. By  Iris Schlomski
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Lycra T 400 made in part from a combination of recycled and renewable materials © Invista

 
27/03/2018 – Invista

Invista

Lycra T400 fibre with EcoMade Technology

A new fibre made in part from a combination of recycled and renewable materials. More than 65% of the content comes from sustainable sources. By  Iris Schlomski
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The estimated global output of man-made fibres has been pegged at 71 million tonnes (cellulosic and oil-based, filament and staple fibres) compared to 30 million tonnes of natural fibres © CIRFS, IWTO, FAO, prognostiziert auf Basis Ergebnisse 2014/2015

 
The estimated global output of man-made fibres has been pegged at 71 million tonnes compared to 30 million tonnes of natural fibres. By  Iris Schlomski
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As part of a number of projects, scientists at the DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials are developing new possibilities for the finishing and functionalisation of surfaces © Philipp Scheffler, DWI

 
19/12/2017 – Special fibres and yarns: 65 years of the DWI

Special fibres and yarns: 65 years of the DWI

A research institute changing with the times

Innovative materials research and an exceptionally inter-disciplinary research approach now lie at the heart of the work conducted at the former German ... By  Iris Schlomski