Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung awards ITA graduate – Fibre2Fashion

Davida Erdahl

The Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung, primarily based in Germany, has honoured a venture of the ITA and awarded a sponsorship prize to the ITA graduate, Ricarda Wissel. She has been awarded for her thesis ‘Implementation of elastic yarns built from carbon dioxide primarily based thermoplastic polyurethane in socks’, with funding for a matter-specific continuation of her schooling.

The ITA gets the venture sponsorship prize for the venture ‘Smart Textiles – an interdisciplinary coaching system to advertise younger researchers in upcoming technologies’, which was submitted to Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung by ITA’s PhD candidate, Simon Kammler.

ITA scientist, Ing Pavan Manvi has developed a melt spinning system at ITA for the generation of elastic yarn from thermoplastic polyurethane, in which carbon dioxide is applied as one particular of the raw products. In her bachelor thesis, Wissel has properly developed a system chain for the CO2-primarily based yarn in a textile conclusion solution for the initial time. In

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