The benefits of the warp knitting process for the creation of electronic textiles were outlined by Tony Hoojimeijer, president of Karl Mayer North America, during a recent Techtextil North America webinar.
“When considering the e-textiles market it is clear there are a number of barriers,” he said during the event, first broadcast on 25 March. “Typically, process costs are very high for such products that come onto the market because producing e-textiles can be a pretty complex process with add-ons for the sensors always demanding multi-step processes. On the user side, washability can then be an issue, as can wearing comfort.”
For the full story, see the May 2021 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.