Radiant barrier

August 1st, 2019

HeiQ XReflex is an innovative radiant barrier technology that allows products such as outerwear, midlayers and sleeping bags to maintain the required level of warmth while reducing bulk by as much as 50 percent. With an ultra-thin reflective surface applied through a high-tech vapor deposition process, the technology reflects the body’s radiant heat, increasing thermal […]

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New technologies make textiles interactive and smarter

July 1st, 2018

Textiles are well established as passive materials offering comfort and protection, as well as design and fashion choices. With strong interest in promoting textile manufacturing and enhancing the utility and performance of textiles, academia and government researchers have initiated efforts to enable them to be active as well. Textiles that can provide functional performance properties, […]

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