Kelheim Fibres develops static dissipative viscose fiber

October 17th, 2016

German specialty-fiber fabricator Kelheim Fibres GmbH announces the development of a viscose fiber which provides static dissipation. The fiber receives its specific properties by the incorporation of electrically conductive additives into the fiber’s core. As a result, the company says, functional additives are evenly distributed throughout the whole fiber, while at the same time the […]

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Hohenstein offers updates on algae for textiles

May 6th, 2015

The AlBioTex Project, an initiative looking at the use of alginates as a natural raw material source for textiles, will provide updates for attendees at Techtextil in Frankfurt this year. Launched at the end of 2013 in partnership with Germany’s Hohenstein Institute, BRAIN, Kelheim Fibres and rökona, the project’s focus has been the manufacture of […]

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