Hexcel opens innovation center

June 23, 2016

Source: Specialty Fabric Review Hexcel Corporation, a Stanford, Conn. manufacturer of advanced composites, has opened a $10 million innovation center in Duxford, U.K., to support the growing worldwide demand for composite materials for aerospace and industrial markets. The site is Hexcel’s largest research center for resin systems and adhesives. Duxford

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Hohenstein researches textiles’ softer side

June 23, 2016

Source: Specialty Fabric Review The Hohenstein Institute, Bönnigheim, Germany, has developed a digital method which allows 3-D analysis of the surface of textiles that come into direct contact with people’s skin. This new microscopy technique will allow greater understanding of the mechanical nature of contact between textile surfaces and skin,

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