Green light for fibres Industrial Transformation Research Hub
A $4.7 million future fibres Research Hub is to be established at Deakin.
High tech nanofibre deal for Deakin
A joint venture will provide a world-first short nanofibre manufacturing capability in Geelong.
Short nanofibre gets a gong
A world first technology platform has received a Victorian Engineering Excellence Award.
Fashionable science for a safer future
Australia Plus feature Dr Hurren's research into the fabric used for motorcyclist clothing.
Process takes textile recycling to new level
A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.
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Functional fibres and fabrics
The group is developing novel coating technology and formulae for producing durable, functional fibres and fabrics.
Properties of fabrics and fibres such as their conductivity, directional oil and water transport and thermal regulation may lead to applications for personal protection, energy harvesting, biomedical tissue scaffolding and desalination of water.
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