Thermoforming used for fabrics

June 1st, 2008

We want to shape a multilayer laminated fabric into a three-dimensional form. What is the process and where can we get the equipment? It sounds as though you’re describing thermoforming, a process that is used with plastics, but has also been used for fabric. In thermoforming, a material is heated and stretched over a form. […]

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Heated mattress technology eliminates dust mites

May 1st, 2008

Some like it hot, but dust mites don’t, and the Hohenstein Institutes are capitalizing on that knowledge. Dust mites are microscopic insects that feed on dead skin cells from humans and animals, producing wastes notorious for triggering allergy and asthma attacks. Dr. Dirk Hfer at the Institute for Hygiene and Biotechnology at the Hohenstein Institutes, […]

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