Category: MobileTex

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Collaboration leads to new solutions for safer air travel

Three US-based aircraft interior companies have announced a collaboration to improve the safety of air travellers concerned with coronavirus (Covid-19) infection.

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Virtual interiors for Lexus LF-Z battery electric concept car

Lexus has commissioned designers from various fields to create interior designs for its new battery electric concept vehicle, the LF-Z Electrified, including footwear designer Salehe...

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Composite yarn spinning for 3D-woven preform production

UK fabric producer Antich & Sons has achieved a step change in its manufacturing capability to produce finished three-dimensional (3D) multilayer woven preforms for advanced...

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Antimicrobial coating for public transport seating

AFFIX Labs and Franz Kiel have struck a deal to use Si-Quat, an antimicrobial coating effective against the virus that causes Covid-19, for the global...

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Energy-efficient autonomous LS-EV

Teijin and partner Applied Electric Vehicles (Applied EV) have developed an energy-efficient, low-speed electric vehicle (LS-EV) prototype for autonomous driving systems and other mobility applications,...

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BMW interior designs now use more sustainable materials

BMW is using Econyl polyamide yarn to make its headliners and floor mats for the BMW i3, BMW iX and other models.

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UK consortium to accelerate high-volume composite technologies

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) to develop and accelerate composite material and...

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Hygiene innovation for business jet cabins

With aircraft interior suppliers looking for new designs to encourage passengers that flying is safe, major concerns in the Covid-19 era aircraft cabin are antimicrobial...

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PA6 yarn with 75% recycled content

BIG Yarns, a division of Beaulieu International Group, has launched EqoCycle, a fully recyclable polyamide 6 (PA6) yarn with 75% recycled content, which is said...

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Sono-finishing poised for commercialisation

A new ultrasound-based finishing technology developed by Sonovia with Brückner and Weber Ultrasonics offers some crucial advantages in the production of antimicrobial textiles.

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Advanced EVA polymer cushion for aircraft seating

A new aircraft seating cushion technology has been developed by Starr Aircraft in partnership with Sp1ke.

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Seat for the Planet: innovation for sustainability

At Faurecia’s research and development centres, a project that has been in the works for several months called Seat for the Planet is starting to...

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Colours in automotive carpeting for 2022

Avient ColorWorks and RadiciGroup have again worked together to create carpet samples that are part of Avient’s ColorForward 2022 trend analysis and colour forecasting guide...

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Adler Pelzer to acquire Faurecia’s acoustics and soft trim business

Faurecia has signed a memorandum of understanding for the sale of its Acoustics and Soft Trim (AST) division to the Adler Pelzer Group, a supplier...

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Coating reduces viruses on vehicle interior surfaces

The vehicle interior is the home of millions of viruses that can remain active on leather, textile and plastic surfaces from days to months.

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Mini moving from real leather to recycled fabrics

Carmakers are beginning to shift away from offering a leather upholstery option in their vehicles, replacing them with vegan leather or other synthetic alternatives.

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