Archive: January 2023

Koerperscan DITF

Producing custom-fit orthoses quickly and efficiently

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have developed a digital platform that can be used to produce precisely fitting, flexible textile...

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Implantable medical devices with 3D honeycomb pattern

Implantable medical devices, such as prosthetic heart valves, that include a woven textile made with textured yarn and exhibiting a three-dimensional honeycomb pattern have been...

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Electrospinning Company launches sutureless stent coating division

The Electrospinning Company, a manufacturer of nanofibrous biomaterials for medical devices and regenerative medicine, has launched its new sutureless stent coating division, headed by electrospinning...

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Multi-layer dressing with reduced tackiness over time

A multi-layer wound dressing has been developed by Nevada Medical Solutions of Reno, Nevada, USA.

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Oekotex 100 certification for washable superabsorbent fabrics

Technical Absorbents has achieved Oekotex 100 certification for its washable fabric technology offering.

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Scar-reducing bandage with force-applying spring

A scar-reducing bandage (or sticking plaster) that can be used in the case of hypertrophic scars and keloids has been developed by Adrian Giger, chief...

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Antimicrobial cotton textile with copper ions in nanofibres

A transdisciplinary and multi-institutional research team in the US has developed a new antimicrobial cotton textile with copper (Cu) ions incorporated into the cotton structure...

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