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Technical Textile Markets
Issue 124:
January 2023

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Editorial: Where will technical textiles make a difference in the next ten years? (14 pages)
Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, January 2023 (28 pages)
Military clothing and equipment: escalating global tensions spur investment (51 pages)
Profile of Sensoria Health: an innovator in wearable medical devices for fitness and health care (22 pages)
Global technical textiles business update, January 2023 (35 pages)
Statistics: trends in production of fibre reinforced composite materials in Europe, January 2023 (22 pages)

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Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, January 2023

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This report provides information on the latest developments in: automotive components; chemicals; composites; fabrics; fibres; finishes; medical textiles; nonwovens; recycling; threads; and wearable technology. The report includes information and analysis relating to the following innovative companies and other organisations: A+ Composites, AELER Technologies (AELER), Archroma, Coats, Columbia University, Comez, Cygnet Texkimp, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DITF--German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf), EconCore, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS--Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems), Freudenberg Performance Materials, HeiQ, Hexcel Corporation (Hexcel), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rheon Labs, RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) University, Teijin Frontier, Toray Industries (Toray), University of Hohenheim, and Zoltek.

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  • EconCore has developed a honeycomb core material which is being used in the production of Formula Electric Belgium's Titan race car
  • Teijin Frontier has developed a cord for the reinforcement of rubber tyres which is made from recycled polyester and environmentally sustainable adhesive

  • Toray Industries (Toray) has developed 100% bio-based adipic acid for use in the manufacture of nylon 6.6 fibres

  • AELER Technologies (AELER) has put into operation lightweight composite shipping containers called Unit One which take larger payloads and are stronger, better insulated and easier to track
  • Cygnet Texkimp has developed a new filament fibre winding process for use in the manufacture of composite components
  • Hexcel Corporation (Hexcel) HexPly M9.6GF prepregs have received Bureau Veritas approval for marine use
  • Zoltek and A+ Composites have collaborated in the development of a unidirectional (UD) tape made from carbon fibre and polypropylene

  • Researchers at Columbia University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) are developing a compostable, flame retardant bio-leather based on microbial nanocellulose

  • naturamus and researchers at the DITF and the University of Hohenheim are exploring the extraction of fibres from lavender stalks
  • Rheon Labs is developing polymer fibres which exhibit dynamic stiffness

  • Archroma has developed a new air purifying finish which can be applied to a variety of fabrics
  • HeiQ has developed a bio-based textile finish which helps to reduce the proliferation of inanimate allergens

  • Comez is producing knitting machines for use in the production of textiles for medical implants
  • Researchers at Fraunhofer IKTS have developed a vest which can monitor the symptoms of patients with lung diseases
  • Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a method of improving the antiviral and antimicrobial properties of N95 face masks

  • Freudenberg Performance Materials has developed a nonwoven product which can improve the efficiency and power density of wind turbines

  • Researchers at RMIT University have developed a method for recycling materials obtained from personal protective equipment (PPE) to create reinforcement materials for concrete

  • Coats has launched a range of biodegradable recycled polyester threads called Eco-B

  • Vollebak, the National Graphene Institute (NGI) and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) have developed a prototype jacket which provides thermal camouflage

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Technical Textile Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global man-made fibre, nonwoven and technical textile industries.
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Each issue contains data and expert analysis on key industry topics, including: automotive technical textiles; biopolymers; chemical protective textiles; circularity; composites; e-textiles; environmental sustainability; filter media; flame resistant fabrics; glass fibre; graphene; Industry 4.0; insulation; medical textiles; military textiles; nonwoven specialities; personal protective equipment (PPE); synthetic fibre; and wearable technology.

A single issue of Technical Textile Markets includes:

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    a report on the latest product developments and innovations

    a profile of the world's top producers of nonwovens

    a main feature on a new or established market

    a round-up of the latest business news

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