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Researchers from the Advanced Textiles Research Group are knitting antenna reflectors from high performance gold wire to help send and receive radio signals in orbit. The project — in collaboration with space technology business Oxford Space Systems — is centred...

source: Innovation In Textiles

The Falcon Heavy’s use of composites extends beyond just the fairing. The interstage, which connects the upper and lower stages of the rockets, is a composite structure with an aluminum honeycomb core and carbon fiber face sheets.

source: Composites Manufacturing Magazine

Composite materials are the ideal solution for a number of projects where a durable, low maintenance product is required. Being lightweight, as well as strong, is a key feature of a quality composite material — ideal for when a robust, yet easy-to-handle product...

source: EPPM

The smart fabrics currently available make for rather uncomfortable garments. A new textile-creation process based on a modified version of classical electro-spinning could change that.

source: Futurism

Kansas City, Missouri-based Superior Linen Supply has again achieved Hygienically Clean Health care certification, reflecting their commitment to best management practices in laundering as verified by on-site inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean...

source: Textile World

Incarcerated women in Arizona will now receive 36 free sanitary pads a month, instead of the 12 they were originally given, according to the state's Department of Corrections.

source: CNN


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