Functional thermoplastic textiles

BIOGEARS is a new innovative project funded by the European Union under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund that is set to develop biobased gear solutions for the creation of an eco-friendly offshore aquaculture sector using a multitrophic approach and new biobased value chains.

The international trade publication bioplastics MAGAZINE is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Global Bioplastics Award. Known as the "Bioplastics Oskar", the award will be presented this year for the 14th time in succession.

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From prototype to ready-to-market smart products

Smart textiles interact with their environment; they change colour, light up, give warning sounds, regulate the body temperature, measure health and other parameters and communicate with databases. They can generate and store energy, or protect

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Cure & Care textiles are designed to restore the patient to health, to improve the patient’s comfort experience and to optimise and facilitate the work of healthcare providers and medical staff. This brochure illustrates some of  Centexbel's developments in the field of textiles dedicated to health

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Researcher "Functional Thermoplastic Textiles"
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Centexbel, your textile competence centre

Please let us introduce ourselves, by means of a very concise overview of our main competences and services.

The F³D Print project intends to develop and evaluate a very innovative process that will bring product customisation to the next level. The direct 3D printing of functional add-ons on textiles will introduce a more customer-specific approach.

The purpose of the Interreg France-Wallonie-Vlaanderen project "Elasto-Plast" is to familiarize companies with the range of options thermoplastic elastomers (TPE’s) provide to enhance the processability and properties of conventional polymers.

The interest in the use of renewable raw materials continues to grow. In this project we will improve several properties to increase the number of innovative applications of biopolymers.

Expanding the possibilities of 3D printing by developing new bioased 3D printing materials