Binder is an agent used to reproduce cohesion to fibres, fabric layers or yarn within a preform. Usually, such an agent is a thermoplastic or thermoset polymer.
Low energy fibres. The most significant low energy fibre is recycling production.
PET is the group called Polyethylene terephthalate, thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family found in synthetic fibres. Levi’s made jeans out of recycled plastic bottles in 2013
Plasma technology is a surface treatment process of textiles, adding extra value to functional textiles such as oil and water repellent, better fibre resistance that gives protection against aggressive chemicals.
Polymer. Natural polymers are biodegradable. Formed naturally in all living organism, both in plants and animals; made from elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. In animals, natural polymers are found in muscles skin, silk, hair, wool and fur.
Silicone is a term used to describe silicon-containing polymer materials which have found extensive use in the industry because of their excellent stability. They are available as fluids, sealant-adhesives, moldable resins, and rubbers – First silicone oil made in the 1870s, its insensitivity to both high.