Nonwovens and the “new mobility”

February 22nd, 2021

Electric and hybrid vehicles will disrupt the automotive textile market. Photo: Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash The evolution of electric vehicles relies on innovative nonwoven textiles. by Debra Cobb Nonwovens are playing an increasingly important role in automotive components as the evolution of electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) create an imperative for transportation textiles that are […]

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First responder protection from exploding airbags

March 13th, 2015

The CEO of the Takata Corp. of Japan testified before a U.S. Congressional enquiry about approximately 12 million American automobiles with defective airbags featuring inflators that can explode, shooting out metal and plastic pieces. Five people have died, with multiple injuries reported worldwide because of exploding Takata airbags. This raises concerns for firefighters and first […]

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