Textile Light, Sound, Camera, Clapper - aaand Action!
Textile Light, Sound, Camera, Clapper - aaand Action!
04/10/2017

Textile Light, Sound, Camera, Clapper - aaand Action!

To make a name for yourself in Hollywood you need to look good, be good and have the will to tough it out, three properties that technical textiles clearly also have because they have done it: these little fibres have made it to the very top of the film industry. Take a bow, ‘Carpetlight’, the [...] Weiterlesen...

Fibres on summer holiday
Fibres on summer holiday
30/08/2017

Fibres on summer holiday

The life of glass fibres can be strenuous if, for instance, they strengthen pipelines or revolve in rotor blades. But they can also have a really cool time when it comes to splashing out, amid summer temperatures, in bathing trunks or bikini, in swimming pools, indoor and out. “A water slide consists either of stainless [...] Weiterlesen...

When something old becomes something new
When something old becomes something new
15/08/2017

When something old becomes something new

While Techtextil was undoubtedly the place to be earlier this year to discover the newest products and innovations the industry had to offer, there were also interesting examples of old technologies being used to provide new solutions in the technical textiles field. The old technology in this case is the shuttle loom – widely used [...] Weiterlesen...

The Heat Is On
The Heat Is On
22/06/2017

The Heat Is On

With the spring weather we were lucky enough to receive during Techtextil, you could be forgiven for not thinking much about heated textiles as you were munching on your bratwurst and sipping a beer in the fairground’s sunshine-bathed courtyard. But the unseasonal April snow in Frankfurt a few weeks before the fair – a particularly [...] Weiterlesen...

Carpetlight_Source_Felix Striegel_HMS

Textile Light, Sound, Camera, Clapper – aaand Action!

To make a name for yourself in Hollywood you need to look good, be good and have the will to tough it out, three properties that technical textiles clearly also have because they have done it: these little fibres have made it to the very top of the film industry. Take a bow, ‘Carpetlight’, the ... Read more...

Techtextil_ Fibres water slide photo wiegand.maelzer

Fibres on summer holiday

The life of glass fibres can be strenuous if, for instance, they strengthen pipelines or revolve in rotor blades. But they can also have a really cool time when it comes to splashing out, amid summer temperatures, in bathing trunks or bikini, in swimming pools, indoor and out. Read more...

Techtextil weaving / Source: pixabay

When something old becomes something new

While Techtextil was undoubtedly the place to be earlier this year to discover the newest products and innovations the industry had to offer, there were also interesting examples of old technologies being used to provide new solutions in the technical textiles field. Read more...

Techtextil 2017 Litex conductive yarns / Photo: LiTex

The Heat Is On

With the spring weather we were lucky enough to receive during Techtextil, you could be forgiven for not thinking much about heated textiles as you were munching on your bratwurst and sipping a beer in the fairground’s sunshine-bathed courtyard. But the unseasonal April snow in Frankfurt a few weeks before the fair – a particularly ... Read more...

Solidian Reinforcements for the new Bosporus Bridge

Enormous 320 m bridge pillars, the world’s highest, are rising towards the sky at the Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul. During the construction of the pylons, curtain facades with reinforcements from the solidian GmbH, a specialist in textile concrete from Albstadt in Germany, were realized for the Turkish company Fibrobeton that used the elements to build ... Read more...

Individual is the new black

Investors use the word ‘unicorn’ to describe start-up companies valued at over a billion US dollars. When applied to the potential for personalised clothing, the metaphor of this fabulous animal scores a bull’s eye – or rather a unicorn’s horn! Read more...