Medical textiles are manufactured a goods which includes textile stuff used in
hygiene, healthiness and private care as well as surgical end use. The Medical
textiles products are obtainable in woven, knitted and non-woven structure
based on the area of application.
Increasingly, synthetic fibre is being utilized in the manufacturing of these
Depending upon the area of purpose, medical textiles are classify as under:
Technology is developed in the manufacturing of fabric used in sports purpose
to ensure incorporation of special characteristics demanded by the athletics
& the leisure activities for their better performance in the sports.
Garments manufactured from sports textiles fabrics, keeps the normal stability
of body comfort, because these fabrics are
Fast drying and possess outstanding moisture managing properties, which rapidly
wick moisture away from the body.
Nonwoven stuffs are largely describes as piece or web structures bonded
simultaneously by entangling fibre or filaments mechanically, thermally or
They are smooth, porous piece prepared directly from part of fibres or from
molten plastic or plastic layer.
Definition of nonwovens by EDANA
“A nonwoven is a sheet of fibres, continuous filaments, or chopped yarns
of any nature or origin, that have been formed into a web by any means, and
bonded together by any means, with the exception of weaving or knitting.”