Bally Ribbon supplies woven tapes and elastics

June 3rd, 2020

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), which designs, develops, and manufactures specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces it is manufacturing urgently needed narrow woven structural tapes and elastics for use in a range of medical items required for the current COVID-19 emergency.  The tapes and elastics are used by manufacturers of facemasks, face shields, gowns and other personal […]

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Balega offers blister-resistant socks

February 12th, 2016

South African running specialists Balega introduces its new Blister Resist sock that works to eliminate the risk of sheer friction blisters. A combination of mohair and Drynamix polyester keeps feet cool and dry—Drynamix pushes sweat away from the skin while mohair has the ability to hold moisture and while keeping feet warm in winter and […]

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Printable, elastic conductors offer wearable possibilities

July 10th, 2015

A new elastic, printable and highly conductive ink developed at the University of Tokyo holds the potential to facilitate electronic apparel, such as sportswear and underwear, incorporating sensing devices to measure such biological indicators as heart rate and muscle contraction. Current printed electronics—transistors, light-emitting diodes and solar panels—can be printed on plastic or paper, but […]

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