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Published on Monday, 03 June 2013

Alternative textile fibres at Techtextil

Written by John Mowbray

Spider silkFRANKFURT – Next week’s Techtextil trade fair on technical textiles will return with a focus on the potential of sustainable raw materials derived from alternatives to petroleum-based textile fibres, where exhibitors will showcase new fibres based on bacteria, spider silk and milk proteins, with some claimed to offer high strength anti-bacterial and moisture absorbing properties.


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