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Techtextil in space collaboration

In co-operation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – DLR), the Techtextil and Texprocess trade fairs (9-12 May 2017) will illustrate the broad range of applications for technical textiles with examples from the aerospace sector.

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Techtextil to highlight the car interiors of the future

According to Commerzbank, the automotive market is the most important consumer of technical textiles, which are ensuring that cars are becoming increasingly lighter. Around 23 kg of fibre-based material is currently used in a new car; this is forecast to rise soon to 30-35 kg.

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Techtextil highlights innovations in the growing Mobiltech sector

Last month, the biennial Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, attracted 1,322 exhibitors from 48 countries, a 10% increase over the previous event in 2011, while the number of visitors at 27,500 from 97 countries also amounted to a 10% increase.

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Collision protection and self-healing structures

While some people enthuse about the “steel of the 21st century”, others warn against expecting too much from the use of carbon fibre materials in large-scale motor vehicle production for reasons of technology and cost.

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High-tech fibres for cars and aircraft

Manufacturers of cars and aircraft are committed to the use of fibre reinforced plastics. The common denominator here is technical textiles, with fibres made from carbon, aramid, glass and sustainable raw materials providing the backbone for many duroplastic and thermoplastic materials.

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Tencel offered for automotive applications

With increasing calls for eco-friendly vehicles, sustainable raw materials and vehicle recycling, Austria’s Lenzing presented new applications for its Tencel cellulosic fibre and powder for the automobile sector at Techtextil 2011.

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Transport

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Personal Protection

This report outlines the global market for personal protection clothing in the industrial, workwear and private sectors, and details legislation, regulations and standards that govern their manufacture and use

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Emerging Markets

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