News tagged with textile

Machines with built-in copy protection

Pirated goods cost German industry billions, and expensive industrial goods like machining systems are becoming a growing target. Scientists are turning the tables on the forgers by studying their methods ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Software
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Cotton's potential for padding nonwovens

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have conducted studies to investigate the use of virgin cotton in nonwoven materials and products. The work was led by cotton technologist Paul Sawhney and his colleagues at ...

dateSep 09, 2011 in Other
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Curtains that 'quench' noise

Swiss researchers at Empa, in cooperation with textile designer Annette Douglas and silk weavers Weisbrod-Zürrer AG, have developed lightweight, translucent curtain materials, which are excellent at absorbing ...

dateMay 03, 2011 in Engineering
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