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Technical Textile Markets
Issue 93:
2nd quarter 2013

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Editorial: Techtextil 2013 -- a showcase for breadth, diversity and innovation in technical textiles
Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, 2nd quarter 2013 (11 pages)
Sewing needles and threads for technical textiles (23 pages)
Temperature control fabrics: optimising wearer comfort
Global technical textiles business update, 2nd quarter 2013 (20 pages)
Statistics: global and regional trends in technical textile production (8 pages)

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Sewing needles and threads for technical textiles

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Technical textiles are being used increasingly for the replacement of traditional materials in challenging applications, and their potential end uses are becoming more diverse. As a result, manufacturers of needles and threads have been faced with the need to develop highly specified products. In order to cater to the requirements of the industry, many manufacturers of sewing needles tailor the geometry of needles to the demands of the technical textile which is being sewn. This report features detailed insight and analysis into: the anatomy of a sewing needle; sewing needles for technical textiles; coatings for sewing needles; expanded polytetrafluroethylene (ePTFE) sewing threads for technical textile applications; sewing threads for use in high temperature applications; steel and carbon sewing threads; and innovative sewing threads for technical textile applications. It also features a wealth of information on innovative needles and threads developed by the following companies: 3M, Amann, American & Efird (A&E), AVS Industries (AVS), Cristex Thermal, Coats, Groz-Beckert, GŁtermann, Organ Needle, Polux, SageZander, Schmetz, Tekstil, Threads India, TIBTECH innovations, W.F. Lake, WL Gore & Associates and Worthington Industrial Products.

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Technical Textile Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global man-made fibre, nonwoven and technical textile industries.
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