New products: Savvy textile solutions

December 1st, 2018

Breathable textiles Teijin Frontier has developed a polyester high-gauge knitting material laminated with a breathable film to produce thin, lightweight and breathable textiles. Textiles laminated with breathable film are widely used for high-functional sportswear due to their waterproofness and stretchability. The new material is compact as well as stretchable, form-stable and moisture-permeable. It has a […]

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Nonwoven advances in performance and sustainability

August 1st, 2017

The global market for nonwovens is expected to grow from a 2015 level of $2.9 billion to $8 billion by 2022, according to Stratistics Market Research Consulting, specialists in global cross-sector market research. Existing market sectors such as health, hygiene and automotive applications are expanding, and others are being added, with much of the growth […]

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Stay dry in the rain

March 1st, 2017

MINOTECH™ is a water-repellent outerwear material inspired by the design of straw raincoats made in ancient Japan. Due to the material’s micro-garter structure, small convex bulges help reduce horizontal surface tension to allow raindrops to slip off the surface in a vertical direction. With its non-laminated structure, MINOTECH has high moisture permeability that allows sweat […]

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Teijin develops extra-functional nylon fabrics for expanding athleisure business

August 11th, 2016

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber products converting company, has developed new nylon-based materials and related textiles. DELTAPEAK® and its related textile fabrics are ideal for outdoor, sports and casual wear. Its advantages include lightweight, softness, anti-transparency, strechtability, snag resistance and useful bulkiness. WAVERON™, a new nylon fiber, is suitable for use in […]

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