Posts Tagged 'science'

Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Pretty Smart Textiles

In my textiles courses, we often discuss the latest advancements in fibers and fabrics near the end of the semester. Textiles that mimic the lotus leaf effect or a real (no magic!) invisible cloak are some examples of what the

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Pretty Smart Textiles

In my textiles courses, we often discuss the latest advancements in fibers and fabrics near the end of the semester. Textiles that mimic the lotus leaf effect or a real (no magic!) invisible cloak are some examples of what the

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Weaving a Faster Car, Faster

  Carbon fiber is amazing. Comprised of carbon crystals, it’s properties include high tensile strength, low weight, and low thermal expansion. Each fiber is as thin as 0.005 mm, light, and strong so thousands of them are spun together to form a yarn.

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Weaving a Faster Car, Faster

  Carbon fiber is amazing. Comprised of carbon crystals, it’s properties include high tensile strength, low weight, and low thermal expansion. Each fiber is as thin as 0.005 mm, light, and strong so thousands of them are spun together to form a yarn.

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Wearable Technology

Little Miss Muffet Sat on her tuffet In her Vera Wang gown When along came Science Steve Who added a splash of LED To her red carpet dress. Dress by CuteCircuit Galaxy Dress by CuteCircuit Phillips LED Dress   With

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Wearable Technology

Little Miss Muffet Sat on her tuffet In her Vera Wang gown When along came Science Steve Who added a splash of LED To her red carpet dress. Dress by CuteCircuit Galaxy Dress by CuteCircuit Phillips LED Dress   With

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| By You | 7 Simple Ideas To “Green Up” Your Wedding

The Textile Arts Center has decided to take a grand turn of events in the way the blog is being run.  Now Friday’s are dedicated to post ideas submitted by you, our loyal reader, and cleverly called | By You

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| By You | 7 Simple Ideas To “Green Up” Your Wedding

The Textile Arts Center has decided to take a grand turn of events in the way the blog is being run.  Now Friday’s are dedicated to post ideas submitted by you, our loyal reader, and cleverly called | By You

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