Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Two new responsibly crafted materials for outdoor sector
Two new responsibly crafted materials for outdoor sector
25
Jun '11
Nüwa Textiles [nu-wa], one of the largest weavers in the world, is leading the way in setting new standards in cleaner textile production, announces two new textile solutions for outdoor fabric applications. The First is, NuWAX, naturally water resistant and durable, the second is NuAG (Ag = Silver), a silver yarn blended with synthetic fiber for inherent anti-bacterial, anti-static, and deodorizing properties.

NuWAX – Uses a unique paraffin wax finish, a naturally better, stronger and water resistant solution. Wax is one of the earliest performance finishes applied to fabrics providing water and weather resistance over long periods of time. This updated finish of a wax offers a rugged retro look to the fabric. It's been tested to be free of heavy metal, and passes the European REACH standard. Optional NuHyde, Polyurethane, or TPU backing offers even greater waterproof protection and durability on the back.

Most waterproof materials on the market right now have polyurethane based coatings. NuWax combined with a waterproof finish on the back is the best solution for durability, waterproof performance and ideal design aesthetics. The market these days utilizes, and is looking for more 'natural', retro, and earthy options to incorporate in their products, NuWax will give a designer the best of both worlds to work with.

The best usage for this material is: bags, packs, jackets, or any material designer that is looking for a natural, rustic and seasoned look on a performance fabric. The fabric is offered in a variety of creative weaves that many have come to expect of Nüwa.

“Most of the wax based fabrics on the market right now limited to cotton canvas materials. Hence the performance factor is not quite there. We try to combine the best of both worlds,” explains, Nüwa CEO- Michael Shih.

NuAG-Silver fabric is our latest solution for bag liners, travel cases, pack liners and the like in a material that utilizes the inherent natural fiber qualities which are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and deodorizing. Silver fibers have been used in textile for three decades. Silver-coated fibers were introduced for use in antistatic rugs which proved essential to prevent sparking in hospital operating rooms. Electrical sparks present a danger amid oxygen-rich areas. The antibacterial characteristics of these fibers were soon put to use in a variety of applications for the military, clothing, performance gear, industrial products and fabrics.

Nüwa believes silver can be used in bag liners as well, providing anti-bacterial, anti-static, and deodorizing properties, all without chemical additives. These properties are embedded into the fabric itself, therefore they will last for the life time of the fabric.

They will not be washed out, or leave harmful residues to the contents of the bag. It's natural anti-static properties even adds a layer of security to electronic compartments in the bag in static prone conditions, this fabric is deal for world travel, travel companies, outfitters and the like.


Must ReadView All

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Uzbekistan, S Korea to launch textile techno park in Sept

Uzbekistan and South Korea plan to launch a modern textile techno...

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2018

Hyosung to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Maharashtra spandex unit

The largest global spandex producer Hyosung Corporation of South...

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Feb 2018

VF Corp Q4 revenue climbs 20% to $3.6 billion

The revenue of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle...

Interviews View All

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Top executives
Textile industry

Overall, Union budget 2018-19 is very balanced

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search