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Research Article(ISSN: 2637-4595)

The Application Wearable Thermal Textile Technology in Thermal-Protection Applications

Volume 1 - Issue 2

Yang Chenxiao and Li Li*

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    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    *Corresponding author: Li Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong

Received: January 03, 2018;   Published: January 20, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/LTTFD.2018.01.000106

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The needs for better thermal protection exist in various fields of our life, like the better thermal treatment, outside chill sports field and freezing working condition etc. However, the traditional passive thermal insulated clothing is insufficient, too blocky and heavy to constrain the movement of wearers and uncomforted to wear. Thus, an innovative light, flexible and active wearable thermal protection needs to be developed. This article reviews the relevant wearable thermal textile technology by utilizing the latest conductive textile materials in three developing levels: the fiber level, the yarn level and the fabric level, to provide more possibilities for new products development in various fields, which will facilitate the transfer from research achievement into mass production to realize its commercial benefits.

Keywords: Wearable technology; Thermal protection; Conductive textile; Silver-coated yarn

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