List of Publications by or about Centexbel-VKC

Report on a simple and versatile method for the preparation in one-step of omniphobic textiles, using only aqueous suspensions of silica particles and polyurethane devoid of long perfluoroalkyl chains (C8) that are now legally-banned because of severe environmental concerns.

Nu de kringloopeconomie stilaan ingeburgerd geraakt, en dus ook het besef dat industrie- of consumptieafval eigenlijk geen afval is, maar net een rijkdom, wordt desalniettemin het transport ervan door elke Lidstaat nog steeds streng gereglementeerd. Afval van het type textiel wordt gezien als niet

SeaBioComp, is a new collaborative project that has been launched to develop and produce novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials and the analytical protocols to evaluate long-term durability and reduced ecological impact on the marine environment.

The last decade, awareness of climate change and depletion of fossil fuels has motivated the scientific community to search for sustainable alternatives to the conventional polymers. lOne of these alternatives is lignin, a constituent of wood, holding the cellulose fibres and the hemicellulose

De mix van vezels in onze kleding maakt het moeilijk om uit weggegooide kleding nieuwe kledingstukken te maken. Dat het toch mogelijk is, bewees het Interreg Project RETEX.

During the last months, the FIBFAB project consortium has been working on the optimization of the new compound properties to be used in clothing applications.

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Centexbel-VKC's priority is to support companies in finding very concrete technological solutions, to bring them into contact with new ideas and business models, to inform them about the use of product and test standards, about environmental legislation, about knowledge management related to the

After being rewarded with the International JEC Innovation Award for Sustainability on March 13, 2019, the BIO4SELF concept of a self-reinforced PLA composite material, developed in the European H2020 project, coordinated by Centexbel, now receives the TechTextil Innovation Award for Sustainability

With ‘Sustainability at Techtextil’ and ‘Sustainability at Texprocess’, Techtextil and Texprocess, to be held from 14 to 17 May 2019, will be showcasing the various approaches to sustainability amongst their respective exhibitors. An independent, international jury of experts in sustainability

Antimicrobial products such as silver nanoparticles and QACs - Quaternary ammonium compounds, used to produce antibacterial textiles, are being targeted due to environmental concerns.