Willy Hermann, Austria-located manufacturer of elastic knitted fabrics showcased basalt fiber based 20G polyamide single jersey fabrics. The sample with a unidirectional basalt fibre inlay was one of the two examples of inorganic fiber the company produces.
Daniel Hermann, head of technical textiles at the company said that their business is
We think it will be useful for 3D form fabrics that are impregnated with resin as they have better stretch and drape than wovens. We’re at this show to find out about new possible applications for these novel technical fabrics from the wide variety of experts here from different industries.
Techtextil North America is the only trade show in the Americas dedicated to technical textiles and nonwovens. It
This year basalt fiber based technical textiles were showcased at the International trade fair Techtextil. Thus, Olbo & Mehler brought fire retardant basalt fabric to Frankfurt am Main. This product won Inova Textil Award in 2015.