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TRENDBOOK Technical Textiles 2018/2019

The importance of recycling for the areas of application of technical textiles (TU Wien)

On December 2, 2015 the European Commission launched a circular economy package (CEP). By the end of 2017 the European Council of Ministers, member of the European Parliament and representatives of the EU Commission had agreed on the key points of the circular economy package. The intention of the CEP includes, on the one hand, improvements of environmental protection and, on the other hand, a strengthening of the economy as well as the creation of new jobs.
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Technical Textiles 5/2018, December 2018

Warp-knitted textiles for space satellites (Institute of Textile Technology at the RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Aachen/Germany)

Space reflectors are the part of satellites that receive and transmit the signals. They act in a similar way to satellite dishes on the roofs of houses. A parabolic dish bundles the electromagnetic waves together and reflects them toward antennas arranged in the center.
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Man-Made Fiber Year Book 2018, October 2018

Basalt – technical fiber for civil applications

This article gives information about the forms and applications of volcanic rock fiber (basalt fibers) for civil applications. Volcanic lava solidifies to produce basalt rock. The crushing of volcanic rock gives basalt fiber. Basalt fiber is light weight, has high strength and requires high temperature to melt.
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