Archive: 2015


ZF TRW launches new side impact airbag

ZF TRW has developed a new airbag designed to help vehicle manufacturers improve side impact protection and also to meet further safety requirements.

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Aerospace certification for nanofibre producer

Revolution Fibres of Auckland, New Zealand, claims to be the world’s first nanofibre producer to meet aerospace industry standards.

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Olea launches 'Internet of Things' seatbelt sensor

Olea Sensor Networks has released a seatbelt vital sign monitor for automotive safety applications that works with next-generation Internet of Things telematics systems inside a…

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New EU fire specification for railway interior textiles

The Railways Interior Expo 2015 held in Prague, Czech Republic, in November, included two conferences; one was dedicated to innovations in train travel and the…

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Bio-based raw materials to meet sustainability demand

Covestro, a supplier of polyurethane dispersions for the global textile coating industry, is continuing to develop its Insqin waterborne polyurethane technology for the technical textiles…

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Solvay to open airbag recycling facility in Poland

An EU-backed project that recycles post-industrial technical textile waste, initially from airbags, into high-quality polyamide (PA) 6.

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Trend collection for balanced bus interiors

At Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium, last month, Lantal Textiles showed a broad range of all-in-one solutions for soft interiors, as well as new collections, innovative…

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IAC opens new facility in Tianjin

Automotive interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) has continued its aggressive global expansion with the inauguration of a new manufacturing facility, Shanghai IAC-Songjiang Automotive Carpet…

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Engine covers reduce weight and noise

Autoneum is supplementing its range of acoustic and thermal management solutions for vehicles with multifunctional engine covers made of the lightweight fibre-foam material Theta-FiberCell.

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Energy-saving sails for cargo ships

GH Craft, the Teijin Group’s composite structure design development and evaluation unit, has been taking part in the Wind Challenger Project, an industry-university joint research…

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