WEAVING IT ALL TOGETHER
- Textile horizons. // Colourage;Nov95, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p39
Reports on various technological innovations relating to textile processing. Enzymatic treatment of cotton and wool for their coloration with natural dyes; Modification of wild silk fibers; Hydrazine treatments on acrylic fibers; Ultrasonic energy in cellulose dyeing; Protection of wool against...
- Israelis make composites breakthrough. Peter, Lennox-Kerr // Textile World;Nov96, Vol. 146 Issue 11, p35
Reports that Israel's Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd. has combined ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers with a matrix of the same material. Low surface tension feature.
- Innovations propel fabric into the future. Muir, Lucie // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/31/1995, Vol. 170 Issue 81, p12
Reports on cutting-edge progress achieved by fiber and fabric producers in Italy. Changes in the way consumers see clothing and how they wear it; New generation of intelligent fibers and fabrics; Healthful applications of new fabrics; Ability to change color when exposed to heat or light;...
- Zellweger Uster: AFIS detection of seed-coat neps. Jones, Peter C.; Baldwin, Joseph C. // Textile World;Apr96, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p87
Presents information on the introduction of Advanced Fiber Information System (AFIS) by Zelleger Uster, used to measure traditional fiber neps or mechanical neps. How AFIS determines which seed coats will remain fiber during opening as `seed-coats neps; Significance of the AFIS Nep...
- A walk in the Antipodes. // WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;May/Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p42
Focuses on the use of the merino wool fiber in guided walking apparel in New Zealand. Characteristics of the merino fiber; Reason of New Zealanders for using the merino as the fibre of choice for clothes; Advantages of using the fiber in apparel. INSETS: 100% pure in an age of synthetics;Brand...
- Gear shift. Sheehan, Laurence // Self;Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p152
Focuses on high-technology sports equipment that transform amateurs into decent players. Staying in good shape to be better athletes; Technological changes in sports equipment and gear making possible achievement of reasonable competence.
- Technology jumpstarts the armchair Olympian. Schofield, Julie Anne // Design News;6/24/96, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p26
Describes new sporting-goods innovations. Reflective fabric coating for runners and cyclers; Visors for golfers; Programmable tennis-ball thrower; Timex watches.
- Extreme sports. // Discount Store News;9/1/97, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p37
Offers innovative products for teenagers who are engaged in `extreme' sports. Event for network's Xgames competition.
- Development of nanofibre, a major breakthrough in the new millennium. Predhima, M. Matharasi Angeline; Sasikala, L. // Textile Magazine;Jul2005, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p74
This article presents information on nanofibres. The recent developments in the science of nanotechnology and polymer extrusion have resulted in the production of nanofibre, a single molecule fibre in filament form. Nanofibres can be made easily from any polymer which can be dissolved in a...