Medical & Sustainable Materials

BeMicron's patent lowers logistics costs for cleanroom garments

WEBINAR - Hoe kunnen we de functionaliteit meten van medische coatings in de toepassing?

Grâce-Hollogne
Researcher "Medical & Sustainable Materials"
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) are products that the user can wear or hold, in order to be protected against hazards either at home, at work or whilst engaging in leisure activities. Statistics on fatal and major work accidents underline the importance of protection and prevention

The FAMHP inspection services establish that surgical masks on offer do not include the necessary declarations, certificates and test reports in accordance with European or international standards. For this reason, an Alternative Test Protocol (ATP) has been developed that still allows use as surgical masks or comfort masks.

Because PFASs are often used in textile finishing, the European Commission launches a comprehensive study on the use of all types of PFAS in the textile sector.

An electric arc is, by definition, an unexpected accident. It lasts less than one a second due to the immediate action of the circuit-breaker, triggered by the incident.

Development of a test method to determine the protection offered by textile materials to certain mechanical risks.

The regulations for medical devices dating from the 1990 have to be revised to keep track of the advances in medical sciences and the novelties in medical devices. (Dutch)

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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