The Technical Center

The
Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   February 19, 2018  Facebook Twitter
Techtextil NA'17: Safety " Protective Product Trends

GKyorene Gloves

Safety & Protective innovations and technologies continue to be driven by expanding technical requirements for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) applications for first responders, medical, police and military personnel. Developing PPE to match the technical product specifications, and understanding the users' comfort needs are important criteria for those designing and manufacturing PPE.

Recent trends for the safety & protective market include an increased integration of hi-visibility yarns into work clothing; ergonomically designed gloves to enhance dexterity; clothing that offers coolness, enhanced comfort, and greater durability; incorporating nanotechnologies into the yarns to provide a lighter weight solution without the need for blending multiple yarns.

Read the full article.

SAFETY & PROTECTIVE ARTICLES Innovation at ORSSTRENDS Visiting ORSS? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show January 25-28 in Denver? Checkout the best in Innovation watch. Read More.
vest SAFETY & PROTECTIVES Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water. The promising graphene oxide sieve could be highly efficient at filtering salts, and will now be tested against existing desalination membrane. It has previously been difficult to manufacture graphene based barriers on an industrial scale.Read More.
GlovesSafety & Protective Embedded LED lights help these gloves keep motorcyclists safer. The gloves can be activated by the twist of a wrist or by the wearer touching his or her thumb and forefinger together, alerting other motorists of the intention to turn. Read More.
SAFETY & PROTECTIVE NEWS & VIEWS
Inside the on-demand designer production process that could replace see-now-buy-now The Council of Fashion Designers of America has been exploring solutions that would help designers move faster, enact smarter supply chains, and update production cycles in a way that would minimize lag time between runways and collection releases. Read more…

Digital Marketing Trends That will Dominate in 2018 As the new year sets in, the companies working on making digital marketing more effective than ever have lots of things to do. Read more…

Are Cloaking Devices Coming? Metalens-Shaped Light May Lead The Way By bending light around an object, the science of transformation optics could enable the first working, 3D cloaking device. Read more…

Pantone Color of the Year 2018 Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come. Read more…

These wild inkjet-printed outfits make tie-dyes look tame Epson held a fashion show in New York City this week to showcase its crazy fabric printing technology. Read more…

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
Coville
Cordura
Long-Lasting Durability
GTI
Clarino
Sorona
ConceptIII
Supporting Brands