Characterization and performance of textile products for the sports industry

icon of the application areas and corresponding term: © Techtextil, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH
icon of the application areas and corresponding term: © Techtextil, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH

Technical textiles designed for the sports market is a segment which is growing in product variety and functionality, aiming constant improvements of the athlete’s performance and comfort.

Highlights are new fibers, fabrics, and finishes for athletic apparel, equipments (sport bags, boats, tents, protective equipment, and balls), and textile surface for sports areas.

The materials used in these applications, require specific physical, mechanical, and chemical characteristics, for which IPT provides characterization tests and performance evaluations, based on national and international standards, in order to verify compliance to required specifications.

In absence of applicable technical standards, methodologies can be developed based on the Customer’s needs (end use) and subject to his agreement.
Taber Abrasion Tester – Apparatus used in test to determine the abrasion resistance of textiles in general, including surface sport areas
Taber Abrasion Tester – Apparatus used in test to determine the abrasion resistance of textiles in general, including surface sport areas

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