Fun in the sun?

Gottbrath, Till
May 2005
WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;May/Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p30
Focuses on the challenges facing clothing companies in the development of technology for textile-provided ultra violet (UV) protection and UV-protection test and certification systems for sport clothes. Information on the European standards for children's clothing; Factors that could determine UV-Protection-Factor; Advantages of applying UV absorbers into the fabric's surface.


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