Nanotechnology carrying cotton into 21st century

Suszkiw, Jan
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/13/2012, p4
The article offers information on projects that aim to leverage developments in nanotechnology to bring cotton fully into the 21st century. One project is evaluating an environmentally friendly flame-retardant for cotton apparel and durable goods. Another is using ultrasonic fields of mechanical energy to improve enzyme-based processing of raw cotton to remove waxes and other fiber components hindering dying procedures.


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