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Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Chinese military backs bio-based nylon developments

Written by Tommy Lee

DORNBIRN – A new bio-based nylon fibre for textiles derived from renewable sources which reportedly has in-built moisture absorption and flame retardancy properties is being tested by the Chinese military in a bid to replace existing polyester-based fabrics and to scale up production. Tommy Lee reports from Dornbirn, Austria.


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