Cooling vest for firefighters

January 1st, 2018

Heat exhaustion, cramps and heat stroke are very real dangers to firefighters. Not only are they in a hot environment, but often protective gear traps heat and inhibits the body’s natural ability to cool itself through sweat and moisture evaporation from the skin. Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has introduced a cooling vest that protects firefighters […]

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Extra-soft touch

November 1st, 2016

Fastenano™ is a soft polyester hook-and-loop fastener that uses Nanofront® polyester nanofiber-pile fabric for its loop surface, as well as polyester raised fabric for its hook surface. It achieves high adhesiveness when pulled in a horizontal direction and separates easily when pulled in a vertical direction. Fastenano features nano-sized bumps that increase surface area for […]

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Visible protection

September 1st, 2016

Teijin’s high-visibility aramid fiber fabric is suited for use in high-visibility protective apparel. Along with its extra-vivid coloring and resistance to fading, it is fully compliant with ISO 20471:2013, the international standard for high-visibility clothing that enables others to see the wearer in a variety of lighting conditions. Teijin developed the fabric in collaboration with […]

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Snow Peak and Teijin jointly launch outdoor clothing range

June 8th, 2016

Snow Peak Inc., a Japan-based provider of outdoor gear, and Teijin Limited, a Tokyo-based manufacturer of high-performance fibers, plan to jointly launch a range of outdoor clothing utilizing high-performance materials developed by Teijin. The new line includes outdoor field coverall jackets and pants made from Teijin’s Teijinconex®, a meta-aramid fiber that is temperature-resistant to over […]

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Teijin to participate in 2016 CHINA AID

June 6th, 2016

Teijin Limited will participate in the China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare (CHINA AID) 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from June 8–10. CHINA AID is one of the country’s largest welfare and rehabilitation trade fairs and this will be Teijin’s first participation in the exhibition. Products to be […]

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Teijin’s CFRTP obtains ISO/TS 16949 accreditation

May 26th, 2016

Tokyo, Japan-based Teijin Limited announced that its Teijin Composites Innovation Center (TCIC) has obtained ESO/TS 16949 accreditation of requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2008 for automotive production and service part organizations. TCIC is an R&D and mass-production plant of Sereebo™, Teijin’s technology for mass producing carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics (CFRTP). ISO/TS 16949 defines quality […]

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Teijin and Hayashi Telempu’s soundproof material selected for 2016 Toyota Prius

March 17th, 2016

Hayashi Telempu Corporation’s V-Wave™ soundproof material made with Tejin Limited’s V-Lap™ nonwoven polyester fabric has been selected as soundproof material for the 2016 Toyota Prius, which launched in Japan in December 2015. As environmental regulations continue to become increasingly strict worldwide, there are growing demands for solutions that help improve vehicle fuel efficiency, including weight […]

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