Technical Textiles


A wafer-thin, flexible polymer film is making spontaneous communication between humans and computers possible. PhD students Sipontina Croce and Sebastian Gratz-Kelly are conducting research into textiles that incorporate these smart elastomeric films. © Oliver Dietze

When we want to communicate with a computer, we usually press buttons or keys. That restricts how we communicate in virtual environments. By  Editorial staff

The Bremen Cotton Report was published. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

11/04/2023 – Bremen Cotton Report

Bremen Cotton Report

Uzbekistan and Australia with record values

The cotton industry in Uzbekistan continues to grow. In Australia, record areas are being used for cultivation. By  Susanne Böhm

The interlinings are available in weights from 40 to 90 g/m2 and have a wide range of applications. © Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel is expanding its range of superelastic interlinings. The company is the first supplier in the apparel market ... By  Susanne Böhm

Durst has received a new ink certification that completes the overall sustainable package of the ”P5 TEX iSUB“ printer. © Durst

04/04/2023 – ”Eco Passport“

”Eco Passport“

Durst ”P5 TEX iSUB“ certified by Oeko-Tex

Durst has received a new ink certification that completes the overall sustainable package of the ”P5 TEX iSUB“ printer: the ”P5 Sublifix“ sublimation inks ... By  Editorial staff

”Triwitex“ yarns are based on a core-yarn-technology. They can, for example, also be produced from fibers from recycled PET-bottles. © Triwitex

31/03/2023 – „Triwitex“ by ZKS

„Triwitex“ by ZKS

Industrial yarns for vehicle interiors

Technical yarns are also used in knitted or woven fabrics for automotive interiors, which play a key role in buyers' purchasing decisions. In addition ... By  Susanne Böhm

Santee Printing now has digital print machines that print on both cotton and polyester. © EFi Reggiani

21/03/2023 – Trends in textile printing

Trends in textile printing

On-demand manufacturing is on the rise

Textile printing is in the early stages of a digital transformation, but progress is incremental. Less than 10% of printed textiles are now digitally ... By  Editorial staff