On the Fast Track
- Milliken Freshens Up Activewear. Walzer, Emily // SGB;Feb2005, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p20
Presents information on the antimicrobial agent for performance apparel introduced in the U.S. market by Milliken as of February 2005. Remarks from Jerry Miller, president and COO of United Knitting, regarding the trend in antimicrobial clothing; Concept of the AlphaSan antimicrobial agent from...
- Antimicrobial and Self-cleaning Textiles using Nanotechnology. El-Khatib, E. M. // Research Journal of Textile & Apparel;Aug2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p156
The present article review is pertaining to recent developments in antimicrobial and self-cleaning textiles using nanotechnology. Nanosized metal and metal oxide particles in single use or aided by other means are emphasized as versatile tools to achieve such properties. Mechanisms involved in...
- Use of Antimicrobial Fibers Grows in Sportswear Market. // Textile Chemist & Colorist;Nov95, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p7
The article features Salus, a filament fine denier-enhanced polyolefin fiber from Filament Fiber Technology. The antimicrobial fiber continues to actively penetrate in the sportswear market. It reports that the company's fiber is made with Microban, an antimicrobial agent which is designed to...
- NANOMATERIALS IN TEXTILE APPLICATIONS. Sezgin, Hande; Yalcin, Ipek; Ozturk, Merve Kucukali; Kizildag, Nuray // Journal of International Scientific Publications: Materials, Met;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p303
There has been major progress both in the methods developed for the production of nanomaterials and the number of practical applications in the recent years. Nanomaterials are used in many fields one of which is the textile industry. The research in textile industry is mainly focused on using...
- Antimicrobial activity of fabrics containing crosslinked polyethylene glycols. // Colourage;Jul2004, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p48
Discusses the abstract of the paper "Antimicrobial activity of fabrics containing crosslinked polyethylene glycols," by T.L. Viho and K.K. Leonas, published in the September 1999 issue of "Text. Chem. Colorist and Amer. Dyestuff".
- Letter to the Editor:. Monticello, Robert A. // AATCC Review;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p8
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "An Overview of Antimicrobial Testing for Textile Applications," in the November/December 2010 issue.
- Grins and Gripes. Dorn, Jonathan // Backpacker;Mar2008, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on modern technology trends in outdoor sporting goods and another on the innovative development of sport gear with zero environmental impact.
- Elementarno srebro nano delcev kot antibakterijsko sredstvo na bombaÅ¾ni tkanini. Tomšič, Brigita; Simončič, Barbara; Cvijn, Danijela; Orel, Boris; Zorko, Mateja; Simončič, Andrej // Tekstilec;Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 7-9, p199
Antimicrobial finish was prepared by the use of elementary silver of nano dimensions, without and with a combination of anorganic oxide matrix. Finish was applied on cotton fabric in six different concentration of silver, ranging from 0.01 to 0.5 % on fabric mass. Application was performed by...
- In vitro activity of conventional antifungal drugs and natural essences against the yeast-like alga Prototheca. Anna Maria Tortorano; Anna Prigitano; Giovanna Dho; Renata Piccinini; Valentina Daprà; Maria Anna Viviani // Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Jun2008, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p1312
Background Two outbreaks of mastitis due to the yeast-like alga Prototheca zopfii recently occurred in dairy herds in Lombardia (Italy) involving 180 and 150 lactating cows, respectively. Objectives To determine the in vitro susceptibility of Prototheca isolates to conventional antifungal...