Volume 3, Number 10, April - December 2014

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The application of textile in high performance and specialized fields are increasing day by day and nonwovens share a major part of it. Nonwoven wipes have been used from years in worldwide for varied applications and is serving as a multipurpose commodity in today’s market. This paper focuses on the different types, categories and on the different technologies of nonwoven wipes used and also the market share of these wipes in each category (Ref: Chinta SK, Priyanka P. Medically hygienic wipes from nonwovens. Discovery Engineering, 2014, 3(10), 15-22), (Image: www.nonwovens-industry.com).

PERSPECTIVE

Use of textiles in hospital bed spreads

Chinta SK, Nayana M

Textiles have always been a major part of the healthcare and hygiene sector. Nonwoven materials in particular have a wide range of application in the medical field to cater diversified requirements of medical textiles. New cost-effective ways to protect both hospital staff and their patients from bacteria, viruses and body fluid invasions in operating room environments are being developed. Hospital bed spreads being an important one. Single and multi-layered bedspreads are being developed using various textile fibers. This paper focuses on the significance of hospital bedspreads and their contribution to the health, hygiene and comfort of the patient.

Discovery Engineering, 2014, 3(10), 10-14

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ANALYSIS

Medically hygienic wipes from nonwovens

Chinta SK, Priyanka P

The application of textile in high performance and specialized fields are increasing day by day and nonwovens share a major part of it. Nonwoven wipes have been used from years in worldwide for varied applications and is serving as a multipurpose commodity in today’s market. This paper focuses on the different types, categories and on the different technologies of nonwoven wipes used and also the market share of these wipes in each category.

Discovery Engineering, 2014, 3(10), 15-22

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