News tagged with textile

Woven electronics

Electrical engineers from ETH Zurich have devised intelligent textiles that already have electronic components such as sensors and conductive filaments woven into them. The advantage: the fabric can be mass-produced on conventional ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Engineering
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Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future

The textile and clothing industry has a long history in Switzerland. In order to remain competitive in the international market, the industry relies on innovations. The "SUBITEX – Sustainable Biomedicine Textiles" research ...

dateMay 05, 2017 in Engineering
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Pentagon announces new push for 'smart' fabrics

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced an initiative Friday to create smart textiles that one day could see tents made of power-generating fabric, running shoes as light as socks and uniforms that detect chemical and nuclear ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Security
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Simulating technical textiles perfectly

Compression bandages, protective jackets and car seat covers have to meet various requirements. Simulations help to improve such technical textiles for their specific application. Fraunhofer researchers are analyzing structures ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Engineering
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