El Niño a current of warm-water that periodically flows along the coast of Peru and Ecuador. This event creates from time to time an tremendous impact on the temperature, wind, sea surface and precipitation patterns in the tropical Pacific Read more..
Elasticity is a term used to describe the ability or level of a fiber or fabric to return to its original length, shape, or size immediately after the removal of stress/tension. Read more..
Elastomer is a term used to describe highly-elastic fibres. It remained the exclusive domain of sulphur-vulcanized rubber threads for a long time, unaffected by the heavy development of the synthetic fibres. Read more..
Electroactive polymers is a term used to describe materials that have actuating properties are based mainly on polymers. They can be defined as intelligent textiles since these fabrics or materials respond to a signal (stimulus). Read more..
Electro textiles are a novel category of textiles, offering a unique way to fabricate flexible clothing for use in military and medical applications as well as for novel large-area, commercial systems. For that reason, there is unique research and development in basic yarn components, textile circuits, CAD device manufacturing and simulation, fabric-based system simulation, design and modelling. Read more..