Elastic nonwoven composite fabrics have potential for medical use

Bhat new materialA new nonwoven composite that is stretchable, breathable and absorbent is claimed to be a more sustainable alternative to materials currently used to make medical products, such as face masks and bandages.

The material was developed by US researchers led by Professor Gajanan Bhat, head of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors in the College of Family and Consumer Services at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.

For the full story, see the September 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.