Nanofibres rid water of hazardous dyes

fileadmin Assets tu wien News 2024 Rupprechter Maqbool Farbstoffe 1000Dyes, such as those used in the textile industry, are a major environmental problem: at the Vienna University of Technology, efficient filters have now been developed based on cellulose waste.

The cellulose is utilised to coat a fine nano-fabric to create an efficient filter: its special nanostructure can filter a wide range of harmful dyes from water.

For the full story, see the June 2024 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


Photo: Vienna University of Technology