The Rise of 3D Knitting in Furniture Design

3D knitting is a cutting-edge method in textile production, crafting fabrics in three dimensions using computer-controlled machines. Unlike traditional methods, it creates intricate structures directly from the machine, eliminating additional cutting and sewing. Morgan, a contemporary British brand, applied 3D knitting for its Aran lounge chair in collaboration with textile manufacturer Camira. Inspired by Aran…

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Say Goodbye to fabric defects with AI fabric inspection from Pailung

A study conducted by the Waste and Resources Action Programme revealed that during fabric production, as much as 15% of fabric can be wasted due to defects like snags and needle lines. This can lead to significant financial losses for manufacturers and harm the environment. Moreover, it’s particularly problematic for manufacturers when flawed fabric makes…

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Understanding Biliblanket: An At-Home Solution for Neonatal Jaundice

If a newborn baby develops jaundice, they may undergo phototherapy treatment using a biliblanket, which is a portable and at-home solution. Parents can comfortably hold, feed, and interact with their baby while using this bilirubin blanket. What is a Biliblanket? A biliblanket is a portable phototherapy device designed for treating neonatal jaundice or hyperbilirubinemia in…

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The Role of Textiles in Disaster Relief: Innovations in Emergency Shelters and Aid

During times of natural disasters and humanitarian crises, providing immediate shelter and aid to affected populations is crucial for their survival and well-being. Traditional methods of relief often involve the use of tents or temporary structures, but in recent years, there have been significant innovations in the field of emergency shelters and aid, particularly in…

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Revolutionizing Textile Manufacturing: Automation and  Robotics in the Industry

Prolegomenon: Automation and robotics are now recognized as game-changers in a technological landscape that is constantly changing. The textile industry is one area that has undergone a significant transformation, with AI-powered robots redefining the manufacturing process. This article focuses specifically on robots’ function in the textile industry as it examines the beneficial connection between robotics…

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What is Micro Fiber?

Microfiber refers to synthetic fibers that are much finer than traditional fibers such as cotton, wool, or silk. Microfibers are typically made from polyester, nylon, or a blend of the two, and are manufactured to be finer than one denier, which is one-sixth the thickness of a human hair. The unique properties of microfibers make…

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What Is Technical Textile?

Technical textiles are fabrics and materials that are designed and engineered for specific technical performance requirements rather than for aesthetic or decorative purposes. Technical textiles are used in a wide range of applications, including protective clothing, medical textiles, geotextiles, transportation textiles, and sports textiles. The classification of technical textiles is based on their function and…

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