Sewing industry shape-shifting

April 1st, 2021

The Orion from Matic is an automated linear sewing machine specifically designed for sewing acrylic, polyester, technical textiles, PVC and other fabrics for the awning industry. It comes equipped with a traveling tray that moves the fabric under a stationary sewing head. Photo: Matic. In January 2020, Archana Sharma, CEO of AKAS Tex LLC, a […]

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Face masks constructed with AKAS Textiles fabrics outperform N95 respirator in university test

July 15th, 2020

A study on the “Effectiveness of Common Fabrics to Block Aqueous Aerosols of Virus-like Nanoparticles” showed that in an aqueous media under positive pressure of 20 Kilo Pascal, stimulating a sneeze/cough, the top performer face mask was one constructed using fabrics manufactured by AKAS Textiles, a Pennsylvania-based textile manufacturer. The study by Northeastern University’s Department […]

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