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Published on Friday, 05 June 2015

Breakthrough cellulose fibre project enters second phase

Written by John Mowbray

Knitwear manufactured from recycled cellulose. (Photo: Eeva Suorlahti)

HELSINKI - A government-backed Finnish project in which textile engineers claim to have designed a completely new way to make cellulosic textile fibres using a unique wet extrusion process based on the flow properties (rheology) of a modified, aqueous wood fibre slurry has moved into its second phase. The Design Driven Value Chains in the World of Cellulose (DWoC) 2.0 project is being coordinated by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and also has support from Aalto University, Tampere University of Technology and the University of Vaasa, collaboration partners who between them have received a EUR 4.9 research grant from Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation.


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