Process patented to adhere aerogel to nonwovens

June 1st, 2023

Made of up to 99.8 percent air, aerogel is the lightest solid in the world. Photo: Outlast Technologies GmbH Outlast Technologies GmbH in Munich, Germany, has patented the procedure to adhere aerogel to nonwovens, enabling materials as thin as 1–3 mm to be well insulated and still soft and flexible. The treated fabrics, sold under […]

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ThermoPlume insulates with synthetic, recycled material

July 1st, 2021

Selk’bag produces its Nomad wearable sleeping bag with PrimaLoft® ThermoPlume® insulation. Photo: Selk’bag. New York-based advanced materials technology company PrimaLoft® Inc. has launched a new version of its down-alternative insulation first introduced in 2017. The new ThermoPlume® synthetic fill is made entirely of post-consumer recycled materials but delivers thermal performance that’s comparable to down by […]

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