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Welspun India Ltd., manufacturer of the Comfina brand of spunlaced nonwovens, will introduce a 100 percent biodegradable version at the Hygienix Conference in Orlando, November 5-8. The Comfina brand, patent pending, is designed to provide a competitive alternative to cotton...

source: Nonwovens Industry

Applications for pultruded composites in the rail sector are set to grow, according to a new report from the European Pultrusion Technology Assn. (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany). Lightweight, durable composite materials offer energy-efficient solutions with lower environmental...

source: Composites World

Is the long haul trucking industry poised for a transformation to large-scale use of composite materials? If so, could it look anything like last decade’s leap in airliner composites use — for example, from 9 percent composites by weight on the Boeing 777, to...

source: Composites World

The first pairs of yoga pants Lululemon sold in 1998 were a simple item for women to wear at the studio. They were a mix of nylon and Lycra – synthetic elastic fibers that provided the stretch and softness needed to manage all those sweat-inducing contortions during...

source: The Detroit News

Interest in constructing composite materials from biosourced, recycled materials; waste resources; and their combinations is growing. Biocomposites have attracted the attention of automakers for the design of lightweight parts....

source: Science

A new research article introduces a nanofiber material produced by the electrospinning device at the Laboratory of Polymers and Textile Technology in Tallinn University of Technology, and a range of applications. The article, titled "A method for producing conductive graphene...

source: Phys.org


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