Press releases of the DITF

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August 30, 2023

A high recycling rate can be achieved if the right processes are found for each material - from tearing to spinning. DITF and STFI have developed a new test routine for this purpose.

July 31, 2023

A newly developed concept for chemical protective suits is designed to make use more comfortable and safer for the user. New materials and an improved design increase wearer comfort. The integration of sensor technology enables the monitoring of vital functions.

Photo: BenDC, iStock-158554634

July 30, 2023

Green facades not only bring greenery into cities. They lower the ambient temperature and can even actively contribute to flood protection. A protective measure against the effects of climate change.

May 17, 2023

The sustainable material is used for support profiles and connecting nodes.

The components will be exhibited during the Architecture Biennale from May 20 to November 26 at Palazzo Mora.

April 21, 2023

The new fiber composite CELLUN made from renewable biopolymers can replace glass or carbon fibers in the production of industrial molded parts. CELLUN materials are an environmentally friendly, resource-conserving and cost-effective alternative to conventional composites.

March 17, 2023

Living smart with smart textiles: A wide range of examples were presented at the SMART TEXTILES user forum in St. Gallen on March 15 and 16, 2023. The Empa Materials Research Institute opened its laboratories and pilot plants and offered insights into its research.

March 13, 2023

The environmentally friendly as well as cost-saving process for the production of carbon fibers from lignin is characterized by a high energy-saving potential. The avoidance of solvents and the use of natural raw materials make the process environmentally friendly.

March 7, 2023

On March 1, the new "Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Smarte Kreisläufe" was launched. Together with their partners, the DITF support companies in the introduction of future-relevant technologies.

February 23, 2023

Using CO2 from industrial waste gases in the production of polyester: In this way, not only are CO2 emissions to the atmosphere avoided, but the greenhouse gas is integrated into the value creation process. The DITF are partners in the "Threading CO2" project.

January 30, 2023

In the case of medical textiles, individual cutting and precise fit are particularly important. The DITF have developed a digital platform that minimizes the error rate in the production of orthoses.