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Textiles could make brine lithium extraction easier and faster

December 1, 2023

…water compared to traditional evaporation approaches,” says Z. Jason Ren, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the leader of the research team. “Our approach is cheap, easy to operate and…

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Innovations in smart fabrics: Heating, cooling, bio-data collection and more via e-textiles

December 1, 2023

…forward. “We are looking for unique ways of embedding conductive elements and lighting into textiles,” Husic says. “It would be nice to have advanced fabrics that we could buy and…

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N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality recognizes CULP

November 15, 2023

…to promote and encourage superior environmental performance in North Carolina. Companies interested in participating in the ESI program must apply to the Department of Environmental Quality and be approved by…

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RFID technology: If textiles could talk

November 1, 2023

…its stores,” de Backer says. “RFID enables barcode-less self-checkout processes whereby consumers simply place what they want to buy in a kiosk, pay for their items and leave. But its…

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Stretchy LEDs may have clothing, packaging, biomedical uses

November 1, 2023

…easily creating light-up clothing, smart packaging and cheap biomedical sensors in personalized wearables or bandages. Associate professor Chuan Wang, Ph.D., says the sensors and bandages “could have photodetectors and infrared…

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Growing demand for graphics

November 1, 2023

…set up tents for longer periods of time. Many of our customers’ clients are even choosing to buy tents instead of renting as they had in the past. And if…

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GOTS: Sri Lankan apparel embracing organic manufacturing

October 18, 2023

…the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well. The successful completion of GOTS certification by an approved certifier provides companies with the right to…

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ATA announces VISTA online sourcing directory

October 9, 2023

online sourcing directory platform that promises to revolutionize how professionals in the textile sector source products, services and suppliers. “Sourcing is an important benefit for our membership and VISTA allows…

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FIBRE52 achieves ZDHC certification

October 4, 2023

approved chemistries. Established in 2015, ZDHC — which stands for Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals — is dedicated to working with brands, suppliers, solution providers and chemical suppliers to eliminate…

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Auxetic knits provide protective, durable solider uniforms

October 1, 2023

…for fabric development in this realm. The property of knit fabrics can vary greatly based on design for end use. The approved, tested yarns were not very extensible—a good quality…

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