Growth meets change in protective textiles

May 20th, 2019

Innovating and commercializing to participate in future opportunities. by Seshadri Ramkumar Towelie™ is said to be the first biodegradable oil sorbent technology, functional as a wipe, mat, and a floating sorbent. It was created by engineers and outdoorsmen in the oil and gas industry to reduce the environmental impact of waste generated in oil exploration, […]

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Biodegradable fibrous oil sorbent created

April 25th, 2019

by Seshadri Ramkumar A Texas Tech University’s (TTU) alumni has invented a line of oil-absorbent mats and wipes. The product, named “Towelie,” evolved out of a collaboration between India and the U.S., utilizing strengths in the textile and advanced materials sectors in the two nations.  Ronald Kendall Jr. showed interest in finding sustainable solutions for […]

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