Dual action textile cooling technology launched

February 3rd, 2022

Swiss high-performance textile provider HeiQ has announced the launch of a new dual action textile cooling technology, HeiQ Cool, which the company says is the world’s first textile technology to deliver both instant contact cooling and continuous evaporative cooling.  Addressing the importance of body temperature control, as both overheating and feeling chilly are problematic, HeiQ […]

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Textiles’ role in the phase change material success story

September 27th, 2021

Schoeller Textil AG’s bionic c_change® climate membrane actively reacts to the ambient temperature. Photo: Schoeller Textil AG.  Material advances: the next phase by Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D. The COVID-19 pandemic, with its mutating variants, continues to rage worldwide, but it’s not the only pressing global issue. Climate change, too, has impacted nature and contributed to catastrophic fires and […]

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Sustainability and value

April 13th, 2020

The textile industry turns to biomaterials and biomimetics for green alternatives. by Glenna B. Musante Textile and outdoor gear communities are looking for ways to limit the use of petroleum products. To achieve this goal, apparel and gear brands, as well as ingredient manufacturers within the textile industry supply chain, are beginning to replace or augment […]

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HeiQ’s latest Smart Temp technology

July 23rd, 2018

HeiQ’s newest thermoregulation technology, Smart Temp, is activated by the wearer’s body heat to enable instant cooling and long-lasting cooling on fabric. According to the company, HeiQ Adaptive AC-06 is designed to mimic the body’s evaporative cooling system, perspiration, and adjust to body heat so users don’t get a chill. Designed to give an instant […]

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