Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Merrow's ActiveSeam tech better for medical textiles
Merrow's ActiveSeam tech better for medical textiles
23
May '17
ActiveSeam, Merrow's new technology, is all set to revolutionise medical and compression garment manufacturing by replacing the traditional flatlock seam with a flatter, stronger stitch. ActiveSeam is almost undetectable when applied next to skin. With more stretch into the seam, the garment can be designed to fit better without restricting athletic movement.

The new Activeseam for Compression is to be introduced in new product by a global medical device company in late 2017 or early 2018, leveraging Merrow's new MB-4DFO 2.5 series industrial sewing machine - now available through regional distribution in 87 countries.

ActiveSeam is the world's first branded stitch, bringing a distinctive value to retail products.

With a flat profile and twice the stretch built into the seam, ActiveSeam garments are extraordinarily comfortable and do not restrict movement. ActiveSeam replaces Flatlock with a stronger, more elastic, and infinitely more attractive seam construction that is ideal for specialised applications like medical compression garments.

When compared to a six-thread flatlock seam with identical thread, fabric, and SPI, Merrow ActiveSeam two and three-thread seams proved to be more than 30 per cent stronger and had the ability to stretch (linear travel) 100 per cent further.

ActiveSeam is uniquely suited for any application that entails a garment's seams be pressed against skin because of its extremely flat profile, flexibility, and unparalleled comfort. This is great news for anyone who utilises compression wear, particularly compression garments or athletic apparel, as ActiveSeam substantially increases pliability and improves overall fit. (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: University of York

Textiles | On 30th Nov 2020

UK scientists working to reduce textile industry waste

Scientists at the University of York and the Royal College of Art are ...

Pic: Material Exchange

Textiles | On 30th Nov 2020

Material Exchange raises €5 million for sustainability

Material Exchange has announced the closing of a €5 million funding...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Nov 2020

Gap reports sales of $3.99 bn in Q3 FY20

Gap Inc, a US-based specialty apparel company, has reported its...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Wearables have very limited reach

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani, True Colors

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Amardeep Singh, Orient Craft

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Joachim Maier,

Joachim Maier

Switzerland-based Uster Technologies AG is the leading high technology...

Shivani Swamy,

Shivani Swamy

The Livinguard Technology is owned by Green Impact Holding AG based in...

Milva Morani,

Milva Morani

Brighi Technologies began in 1970 with trading and repairing sewing...

Robin Grankvist, OrganoClick AB

Robin Grankvist
OrganoClick AB

Robin Grankvist talks about PFCs, additives and various chemicals used in...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Hemant Bheda, Arevo

Hemant Bheda
Arevo

Arevo, based in Silicon Valley in California, develops technology to...

Jay Ramrakhiani, Occasions Elegance Wear

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Sneha Arora, Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora
Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora, an alumnus of National Institute of Fashion Technology,...

Niti Singhal, Twee In One

Niti Singhal
Twee In One

Best known for convertible clothing, Indian brand Twee In One by designer...

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

Leave your Comments


November 2020

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


Advanced Search