Insulation from fabric scraps

April 1st, 2022

Thermolite EcoMade fiber insulates against harsh outdoor conditions. Photo: Lycra The Lycra company has introduced Thermolite® EcoMade fiber made from 100-percent textile waste for insulation applications. This new warming technology involves recycling textile waste from cutting room floors that would have been sent to a landfill or incinerated and transforming it into high-performance fibers for […]

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Invista introduces winter denim

June 24th, 2016

In response to research that shows that consumers are interested in the concept of winter jeans, Invista, the Wichita, Kan., integrated producer of polymers and fibers, recently launched two new Thermolite® brand technologies. Denim fabrics made with Thermolite® Infrared technology increase their temperature when exposed to solar or artificial light. Special ceramic pigments are added […]

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