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Texinov won the innovation award at Techtextil

News International-French

24 May 2013

Texinov is among the winners of Techtextil Innovation Prize 2013, category New Materials, with silicone based warp knitted textiles for medical and composite applications

The innovation was developed in partnership with Bluestar Silicones (silicone elastomer) and Masseboeuf (coating of yarns) in the collaborative project Silicotex, with support of the French authorities (FUI).

New knits and 3D structures (patented by TEXINOV) with these specially coated yarns that can be polyester or glass fibers based, designing totally new textile solutions for various applications :

  • Medical textile
    2D or 3D conformable PET/Si textile
    Fully open structure ideal for exudate transfer
    Class VI according USP 35 NF 30
  • Composite
    Heat resistance (Glass/Si)
    Increase of mechanical durability
    Complex and rude form
    Chemical Resistance
  • More applications
    Industry, Automotive, Building…

Presentation of the awards during the Techtextil opening ceremony on 10 June 2013.

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