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Second WATson Increases Testing Capacity for the Textile Industry.

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – Modern textiles promise a great deal: some of them are strong performers when it comes to heat and moisture management. A huge amount of scientific research and development work lies behind this functionality. The Hohenstein Institute plays its part as a leading research institution in the field of clothing physiology for the […]

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How Efficient is PCM in Textiles?.

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – Whether for sports or outdoor wear, personal protective clothing or for bed linen: PCM textiles are becoming increasingly popular. But the greater the number of applications, the greater the demands made on textiles containing PCM.

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Wound Dressings Made From Bacterial Alginate.

By   /  July 29, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – In a joint project called “AlBioTex”, researchers at the Hohenstein Institute, and Kelheim Fibers GmbH have successfully developed wound dressings made from bacterial alginate.

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“Anti-Dust Mite Textiles” Can Also Relieve Neurodermatitis Symptoms.

By   /  July 22, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – For some time now, people who are allergic to house dust have had the pleasure of knowing when the textiles around them offer proven and effective protection against dust mites. In future,

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Certified Management System as the Key to Success.

By   /  March 12, 2016  /  Featured News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – Any company who wants long-term success must regularly put themselves to the test: What is most often needed in our globalized world economy? How can I overcome international competition? How can I achieve maximum customer satisfaction and also customer loyalty?

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“Touche” – A European Research Consortium Examining How We Perceive Textile Materials on Our Skin.

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – Earlier this year, the European research project “Touché” was set up, with the title “Boosting innovation through application of a basic understanding of the process and testing of textile touch and fabric feel”.

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Now Children’s Cothing will be Even Safer – The Revised DIN EN 14 682:2015-03 Intended to Help Prevent Accidents Due to Drawstrings and Cords.

By   /  October 21, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – According to the European Commission, “clothing, textiles and fashion items” was the product category which posed the second most frequent threat to the health and safety of consumers in 2014.

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Hohenstein: Protection and Comfort are No Longer Mutually Exclusive for Welders.

By   /  October 21, 2015  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Boennigheim, Germany – In a joint AiF research project (IGF-No. 17680 N), the Deutsches Textilforschungszentrum Nord-West gGmbH (DTNW) in Krefeld and the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim studied new finishes for protective clothing for welders that would be repellent to splashes of molten metal.

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Camouflage is Critical – “Invisibility” During Daytime and Night-Time Military Operations Can Be Tested.

By   /  October 16, 2015  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – Camouflage plays a vital role in daytime and night-time military operations. The use of camouflage prints and special dyes ensures that people and equipment are hard to detect because they blend in with the surrounding terrain. Since all bodies emit heat, known as infrared radiation

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An Appealing Label for Safe Toys You Can Trust – The New “Tested Quality Toys” Label Issued by Hohenstein.

By   /  September 18, 2015  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – If a toy is going to be sold in Europe, it must be safe for the user. This is regulated by EU directives such as the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. In future, parents and children will be able to tell whether a toy is also of high quality from the new quality […]

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