Textile materials have been explored as potential materials for novel applications in medicine and surgery. The unique properties of fibers, which in many respects resemble biological materials, and in their ability to be converted into a wide array of desired end products has stimulated this interest.
Technical textiles are one of the faster growing sectors of the textile industry. Medical field such as wound care has become more important for the application of technical textiles. Bandages and wound dressings are most commonly used because they are affordable and reusable.
Technical textiles industry has immense potential in developing countries, especially the Asian countries. Among the Asian countries, particularly India has great potential to make an impact in this industry in the coming decade. The changing economic scenario in these countries will boost the demand for technical textiles.
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Fibre2fashion News Desk - India