The life-changing possibilities for biomedical textiles

May 22nd, 2023

Muh Amdadul Hoque, working in the Fang Research Group, NC State, is developing woven fabric actuators driven by ultrafine pneumatic fiber actuators (PFAs), which could be used in implantable fabric robots. Photo: Janet Preus. The pandemic heightened the public’s awareness of textile substrates and elevated the value of textiles in everyone’s eyes, but relatively few […]

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Integrating coating technologies

February 1st, 2013

The coated textiles industry is currently in a state of flux as new markets are emerging and traditional processes (and partnerships) are being adapted in response A wide range of coating technologies and processes were showcased and explained at the 2012 International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating (TCL) held in Valencia, Spain, in November. […]

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