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Difflex Thermo ND and Linopore UV+

Hartmut Layer’s eyes light up when he talks about the production of Difflex Thermo ND –highly breathable sarking membranes for steep roofs based on polyester fleece. They are inserted between the roof tiles and the sheathing of steep roofs. And they make sure house owners can live without roof damages for at least twenty years ... Read more...

“Breathing“ glove for the section “medical“ for the first time

The Sympatex® “breathing” glove can make the professional life of employees which have to work long time per day with impermeable gloves much more comfortable, healthy and pleasant. Core of the product idea of the Sympatex unit “Tection” (technical applications) is a two dimensional glove made out of the compact semipermeable ‘guaranteed green’ Sympatex® membrane. ... Read more...

A heatable multifunctional jacket with innovative communication and lighting system

With a multifunctional jacket, Ploucquet GmbH has proven that high tech and functional materials can complement each other in an ideal way. In the business area “Tection” (=technical textiles and applications) of the well-established company, a functional textile is combined with a high-quality heating, communication and lighting system. The result: A novel product with a ... Read more...

From Energy Efficient Fibres Test Bench to Recyclable Carbon Parquet and Eco-Mobile Cases

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University presents its research expertise with the following machines and exhibits. Furthermore, ITA in collaboration with the RWTH International Academy is offering a new international Master degree, the M.Sc. in Textile Engineering. The degree is supposed to impart in-depth knowledge in the development of textile machinery and ... Read more...

DORNIER at Techtextil: “The Green Machine”

Lindauer DORNIER GmbH presents at this year‘s Techtextil machines for upmarket high-tech textiles for the protection of people and the environment such as functional textiles for solid matter, wet and air filtration as well as shading. Marc Chalupsky Read more...

The deer doesn’t bite off the needles

There is a saying in German “the mouse doesn’t bite off the string” which means: things are as they are, there is no shaking them. In similar vein there is a new kind of bio-degradable tree guard which is textile based. The idea is that it stops animals of the forest ‘shaking’ and/or browsing the ... Read more...