Inkjet printing of e-textiles shows promise

November 22nd, 2021

The number of print passes and drop spacing impacts the nature of the coverage when using an inkjet printing process to create e-textiles. Photo: NC State University.  E-textiles were a prominent topic at IFAI Expo’s Advanced Textiles Conference in Nashville, and as they slowly but surely move into a more mainstream position in the world […]

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Researchers weave fabric with optoelectronic diodes in its fibers

August 20th, 2018

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has electronic devices built right into it. MIT reports that a team of researchers has embedded high speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and diode photodetectors, within fibers that were then woven into a […]

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It doesn’t get any cleaner than this

July 9th, 2014

Textiles are a vital component for maintaining and functioning in cleanroom environments. Textiles play a variety of roles in protecting cleanrooms from contamination, and although many components and processes have remained the same over the years, advances are also being made. Among changes are: a new textile laundering option, increased comfort levels of cleanroom clothing, […]

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