Safer on the job

October 1st, 2022

Lumberjacks need protective clothing and gear while cutting timber with a chainsaw. Photo: © Sonsam, A safe, clean and pollution-free workplace is important in offering a quality of life for a labor force, which also enhances worker productivity. But there can be multiple risk factors in a work environment, including mechanical or electrical hazards, extreme […]

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Textile uses in transportation

June 1st, 2022

Nonwovens earn their place in the transportation sector by saving resources and making vehicles quieter, lighter and more comfortable. Photo: © Péter Gudella, The magic target is 1.5 degrees Celsius. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change) has set an ambitious goal to […]

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Nonwoven fabrics on the frontline of infection containment

May 1st, 2020

By Jeff Moravec Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-section through the viral genome, seen as black dots. Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s easy to misunderstand viral respiratory diseases, whether the current pandemic […]

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