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   May 25, 2017  Facebook Twitter
Safety & Protective: Outdoor Products Showcased at ORSM'16

Gore-TexAn emphasis on health and safety issues has become an important focus for textiles targeted towards the outdoor market. Safety and protective textiles have now moved across markets, as consumer needs have broadened into environmental awareness, personal safety, comfort, and performance features, such as providing protection from extreme environmental conditions.

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SAFETY & PROTECTIVE ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. 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.
Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group This group of companies, universities and government labs that are working on futuristic technologies. Read more…

Clothing to make you better, faster, safer, smarter Eurecat, the Technological Centre of Catalonia, in Mataró, Spain, is at the forefront of smart textile innovation. Read more…

New polyester dyeing process developed “Ecodye” technology is said to accelerate the dyeing process and, in turn, cut costs and preserve the environment. Read more…

Engineering team develops novel nanofibre solution for clean, fresh air Overall, air filters developed using the novel nanofibre solution are two times better in quality and also has promising applications in respirators. Read more…

Auto racing FR undergarment to be introduced A fire retardant undergarment for the auto racing industry. The garment is treated with both Alexiflam and Alexicool technology. Read more…

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