Innovations from NILIT®

August 1st, 2013

NILIT®, a global yarn manufacturer, participated for the first time at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market show in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company offers a range of high-performance products made from NILIT’s innovative nylon 6.6 yarns: NILIT Breeze, the cooling yarn; NILIT Innergy, for far-infrared gentle heating; NILIT Aquarius, the moisture management fiber; NILIT […]

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Bekaert adds ADAPTIVE technology

June 24th, 2013

Bekaert Textiles Group has partnered with Swiss company HeiQ, incorporating HeiQ’s ADAPTIVE intelligent textile technology into bedding products. ADAPTIVE uses the energy of the body to accelerate moisture wicking, evaporation and cooling. This innovation is based on a unique hydro-functional polymer whose properties change in response to temperature, releasing and transporting moisture. Applied to bedding […]

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Nylon fabric proven to cool wearers

April 2nd, 2013

NILIT® Breeze is a nylon 6.6 fiber proven to cool wearers by almost one degree Celsius in comparison to fabrics knitted with standard fibers. The yarn’s cooling effect comes from a special cross section—the insertion of an inorganic additive in the polymer itself and a unique texturing process. This combination gives fabrics efficient ventilation capabilities […]

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