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THE EUROPEAN LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE INNOVATIONS

DURATEX PROJECT :

OBJECTIVE :

The Duratex project, funded under the INTERREG France-Wallonia-Flanders programme, aims to develop environmentally friendly anti-bacterial textiles without money and hydro textiles -/- fluorine-free repellents for the construction and architecture market.Three approaches are being considered:

  • deposition of nanofibres by a layer-by-layer process followed by chemical modification by connected hydrocarbon compounds,
  • hybrid soil-gel dethat deposition via local dissolution-resecting by green solvents.

In addition, non-toxic bioproducts or biocides will be incorporated into coatings or fibres to achieve antibacterial properties.

CETI EXPERTISES :

Development and prototyping of mono- and bicomponent filaments with antibacterial properties with mass functionalization technique. Validation of formulations on the CETI compounding and wiring pilot line.

PARTNERS :

CENTEXBEL – CERTECH – CETI – ENSAIT – UCL


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