Adoption of VESTEX protective attire spreads

July 21st, 2015

Orlando, Fla.-based Vestagen Technical Textiles reports that a variety of healthcare facilities have recently converted to its VESTEX® protective uniforms, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Emergency Departments, Flagler Hospital and the University of North Florida (UNF) School of Nursing. VESTEX is the first in a new class of active barrier technology that combines fluid repellent, […]

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Atmospheric plasma increases breathability of spunbond nonwoven fabrics

June 24th, 2013

A study conducted by Texas Tech University and Enercon Industries Corp. has determined that when spunbond polypropylene nonwoven fabrics are pretreated with atmospheric plasma it increases the breathability of the fabric. Atmospheric plasma treatment increases the number of pores and enlarges the pore size of the fabric improving the diffusion of vapor between the filaments […]

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