Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Nanotechnology Presents Significant Commercial Opportunities for the Textile Industry

Abstract:
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c51975 ) has announced the addition of Nanotechnologies for Smart and Responsive Textiles to their offering.

Nanotechnology Presents Significant Commercial Opportunities for the Textile Industry

DUBLIN, Ireland | Posted on March 13th, 2007

Nanotechnology will allow for whole new textile constructions integrated into leading-edge applications for the use in the aerospace, automotive, construction, healthcare and sportswear industries. It presents a significant commercial opportunity for the textile industry, especially for health and medical applications, allowing for example round-the-clock patient monitoring.

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to smart and responsive textile applications. According to VDC, consumption in the smart and interactive textiles market is predicted to grow to US$720million by 2008. The main drivers were identified as their need in critical applications (e.g. health and survival), in luxury applications (with niche consumer markets), the practicality of some applications and the potential market size. Inhibitors on the other hand have been identified to be commercial prices, cost of material and a lack of standards.

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to nanotechnologies for smart and responsive textiles.

Areas covered include:

- Carbon nanotubes for electronic textiles

- Enhanced water and stain repellency

- E-Textiles for wearable sensing and actuation

- Shape memory polymers for intelligent textiles

- Magnetic nanofibres with anti-counterfeiting applications for clothing

- Nanofibres for aerospace, automotive, biomedical and orthopedic devices, textiles, ceramics, polymers, and advanced composites

- Nanofibres for wearable displays

- Bioactive wound dressings

- Nanofibres for protective textiles

- Textiles with new luminescent properties

- Enhanced colour fastness to fabric and textiles

- Self-cleaning Textiles

Topics Covered

1 Introduction

1.1 Current Applications

1.2 Future Applications

2 Protective Textiles

2.1 UV Protection

2.2 Hydrophilicity

2.3 Hydrophobicity, Water And Oil Repellence

2.4 Thermal Comfort

2.5 Flame Retardancy

2.6 Anti-Bacterialism

2.7 Electrical Conductibility

2.8 Abrasion Resistance

2.9 Mechanical Resistance

2.10 Biodefence

2.11 Technology Providers

2.11.1 Companies

2.11.2 Universities

2.11.3 Research Centres

3 Electronic Textiles

3.1 Technology Providers

3.1.1 Companies

3.1.2 Universities

4 Smart Textiles

4.1 Technology Providers

4.1.1 Companies

4.1.2 Universities

4.1.3 Research Centres

5 Glossary Of Terms

####

About Research and Markets
We are the leading source for international market research and market data. We hold ‘000’s of major research publications from most of the leading publishers, consultants and analysts. We provide you with the latest data on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest trends

We are a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ for market research reports and industry newsletters from specialist research firms and niche market analysts.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Research and Markets
Laura Wood
Senior Manager
Fax: +353 1 4100 980

Copyright © Business Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

RF Heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles Improves the Thawing of Cryopreserved Biomaterials October 23rd, 2014

TARA Biosystems and Harris & Harris Group Form Company to Improve Safety and Efficacy of New Therapies October 22nd, 2014

Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity October 22nd, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

RF Heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles Improves the Thawing of Cryopreserved Biomaterials October 23rd, 2014

NIST offers electronics industry 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules October 22nd, 2014

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI), 2014, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 1-24 October 22nd, 2014

Textiles/Clothing

New Nanocomposites Help Elimination of Toxic Dyes October 15th, 2014

Multifunctional Cotton Fabrics Produced in Iran Using Nanotechnology October 2nd, 2014

Teijin Aramid’s carbon nanotube fibers awarded with Paul Schlack prize: New generation super fibers bring wave of innovations to fiber market September 25th, 2014

Excitonic Dark States Shed Light on TMDC Atomic Layers: Berkeley Lab Discovery Holds Promise for Nanoelectronic and Photonic Applications September 11th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE