Germany-located Peterseim Strickwaren used basalt fiber to produce protective basalt knitted fabric, which was presented in the ‘new application’ category at Techtextil Innovation Award 2017. This fabric can be used to protect maritime systems, such as buoys, bridges foundations, wind turbines and other water-located structures from environmental influences.
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This year Techtextil attendees saw basalt-based solutions and technologies presented not only by the winner of Techtextil Innovation Award. GKD showcased basalt fiber reinforced hybrid fabrics and mesh in Frankfurt am Main. Olbo & Mehler demonstrated fire retardant basalt fabric, which won Inova Textil Award two years ago.