Mold, Mildew and Harmful Bacteria in Textiles: Can Your Fabrics Be Protected?

February 7th, 2017

February 16 | Noon - 1 p.m. EST Companies can have their carefully built reputations ruined overnight when mold, mildew or other harmful bacteria are found on their fabrics. With a global supply chain, a complex distribution network and uncontrolled shipping environments, this scenario, while not the norm, can create expensive problems for companies within the […]

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IFAI Expo highlights textile testing’s growing relevance

November 18th, 2016

Most of us are familiar with the basics of textile testing for comfort, aesthetics and durability in apparel textiles. But the development of textiles for technical and industrial end uses requires an understanding of existing and new criteria for measuring and evaluating textile attributes. These and other aspects of textile testing were included in the […]

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Examining antimicrobial performance in textiles

November 4th, 2016

Textile testing was front and center at IFAI’s Advanced Textiles Conference and on the Expo show floor. Testing to be assured that a product will perform as expected is an important step in the development of any application; in antimicrobial performance, this is getting even more complex. Whatever the goal in testing, “The key is […]

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