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Haydale’s GNPs to improve textiles used by iCraft and Pro-Spec

Haydale has announced that, following the successful incorporation of graphene nano-platelets (GNPs) in its cosmetic face mask sheets and PPE face masks, iCraft is using Haydale’s functionalized GNPs in its graphene-coated fabric, THERMiT™.In order to grant increased performance in...

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Prada and AspenX jointly launch graphene-enhanced capsule collection of performance wear

AspenX, a premium retail brand recently launched by the Aspen Skiing Company, has collaborated with Prada on a graphene-enhanced capsule collection.The six-piece range of performance outerwear mixes Prada Linea Rosso’s Extreme-Tex waterproof layer with a graphene padding to regulate...

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Versarien announces collaboration with Superdry to develop graphene-enhanced clothing

Versarien has announced a commercial collaboration agreement with DKH Retail Limited, the worldwide wholesale distribution subsidiary of global fashion brand Superdry, to produce graphene-enhanced clothes.Through the partnership, Superdry will develop graphene-enhanced garments, using Versarien's GRAPHENE-WEARTM technology, aiming to utilize...

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Grafren launches G-HEATEX, a graphene-coated active heating fabric

Sweden-based graphene fabric developer Grafren launched a new graphene-coated textile, branded G-HEATEX. The company says that this is the world's first active heating fabric.According to Grafren, G-HEATEX fabrics supply powerful and uniform heat, while being soft, flexible, breathable and...

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Reebok announces a new clothing line enhanced with graphene

Reebok launched a new apparel collection, called Thermowarm+Graphene, that uses graphene to help retain heat. Reebok says that by printing graphene on the internal side of the clothing, it helps to retain between 8% and 15% more heat than...

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Graphene-enhanced bedsheets run a successful crowdfunding campaign

EDASI, developed of graphene-enhanced bed-sheets is running a crowdfunding campaign to support its product launch. The campaign is very successful, having raised over $275,000 as of the time of writing (with 8 days to go).The company says that its...

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Directa Plus’ graphene coatings used in two collections displayed at the Milan Design Week

Directa Plus has announced that its new G+ graphene coatings are being used in two collections at the Milan Design Week. During the event, designers, architects, creatives, producers and brands in furniture and upholstery and interior design show their...

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Haydale’s graphene inks used in garments worn by British athletes at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Haydale has announced that, following its announcement of positive prototype testing on 3rd March 2020, its range of advanced wearable technology - integrated into garments for elite athletes - was used in Tokyo by British athletes, including top medal...

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Graphene-based sensor can help detect when firefighters’ protective clothing is no longer safe

A University of Alberta researcher is working with Canada-based Davey Textile Solutions and other industry partners to reduce the risk of faulty protective gear used by firefighters, with a graphene-based sensor that can detect the gradual breakdown in garments...

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Directa Plus says new research supports the use of its graphene nano-materials in COVID face masks

Directa Plus recently stated that a research paper has been published in the journal iScience, supporting the use of its ‘functionalized’ graphene as an antimicrobial material in face masks.The peer-reviewed paper said the company's G+ nanomaterials and those from...

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