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UTT installs finishing line for airbag fabrics

Technical fabric manufacturer UTT, a subsidiary of Thailand-based chemical group Indorama Ventures, has installed a new textile finishing line for airbag fabrics.

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Sustainable waste-wood cabin fabric option

John Horsfall, a UK-based textile manufacturer whose products are used on aircraft worldwide, has developed a new sustainable fabric to replace traditional polypropylene nonwovens used in aircraft cabins, as well as in coaches and trains.

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Green PU foams for headliners

Grupo Antolin has developed a new generation of a plant-based polyurethane foam system that can be integrated into headliner substrates.

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Italian start-up patents 100% carbon fibre fabric

A process for producing a 100% carbon fibre fabric has been developed by Italian start-up AB TechLab after seven years of research by co-founder Alessandro Bergamini, who has patented the technology.

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Air travel industry interest in antimicrobial technology

Getting people travelling safely again during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a key priority for governments worldwide and a UK-based business could be part of the solution.

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Cleaning and disinfecting transport fabrics and vinyls

Cleaning and disinfection have become hot topics in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19), with new emphasis on hygiene as an important way to help prevent the spread of the virus, especially on public transport.

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