Covering the topic of circular textiles and plastics, the patent selection of this month starts with textiles and plastics obtained from renewable sources.

The invention relates to a weaving machine that includes an insertion element, such as a gripper, and a device for selecting and presenting weft threads to the insertion element.

In the realm of textile coating and finishing, the past year has seen a surge in patent families related to various advancements. Some of the most common patents were for antibacterial textiles, textiles with odor control features, and artificial leather.

2023 patent trends reveal that most innovations in textiles & plastics addressed technologies or applications for mitigation or adaptation against climate change. 

Il existe une demande croissante de plastiques recyclés, tels que le polyéthylène (PE) et le polypropylène (PP), pour les cartouches de colmatage, afin de réduire l'utilisation de nouveaux plastiques ainsi que l'empreinte carbone des emballages.

The invention pertains to the technical field of packaging stacked compressible products in a stable manner, in particular packaging disposable absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinence products, pants, sanitary napkins, swim pants which may be pre-packed, e.g., in open cartons which are stacked on a pallet.

This month, we present a selection of patents that solve current pressing challenges in the plastics and textiles sectors related to the circular economy from a material and process perspective.

Procédé de fabrication d'un adhésif thermofusible utilisé dans la production de produits textiles recyclables en polypropylène.

The #centexbelpatentcell selected a series of 8 recently published patents in the field of sustainable additives to be used in plastics.

Gertrude Kignelman selected 8 recently filed patents in the field of PPE.