Log in

Register Subscribe
The Home of Textile Innovation

DELAWARE – Researchers at the University of Delaware (UD) have developed a method of coating textile fibres with a flexible carbon nanotube composite that is able to measure applied forces ranging ‘from the light touch of a fingertip to being driven over by a forklift’, the team says.

The sensing technology has been tipped for applications in smart clothing as it is said to be both cost-effective and easy to scale up. The nanocomposite can be applied to textile fibres including cotton, nylon and wool, as a film is formed around these materials using a process known as electrophoretic deposition (EPD).

Why Subscribe?

T.EVO BACK ISSUE ARCHIVE
OTHER PUBLICATIONS FROM MCL GLOBAL

Weekly e-news bulletin

Latest news direct to your inbox

Interested in advertising?

Simply give us a call

Sales: +44 1977 708488

Or if you prefer email, click on the button below and we'll get back to you asap

 

Why Subscribe?

Looking beyond the cutting edge of textile innovation allows you to stay well ahead of the competition. That’s exactly what you get through a subscription to T.EVO – which delivers a refreshing new take on the rapid evolution of today’s dynamic textile sector.

Key T.EVO benefits:

You will learn about:

All this from MCL Global – the fastest growing international textile publisher – which can now offer today’s textile industry a unique preview of how today’s industry will look tomorrow.

In print, online and mobile device formats.