Smart Textiles and Nanotechnology: Applications, Technologies and Markets

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Smart Textiles and Nanotechnology: Applications, Technologies and Markets
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Textiles are getting smarter, and much of this is being enabled by nanotechnology. "Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications Technologies and Markets" provides the most in depth look to date at the impact of nanotechnology on the global textile industry, looking at technologies and applications from graphene to smart homes.

Expanded and revised for 2013, over 264 pages "Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications Technologies and Markets" looks at the technologies involved, the companies applying them, and the impact on sectors including apparel, home, military, technical and medical textiles.

Detailed market figures are given from 2012-2022, along with an analysis of the key opportunities, illustrated with 123 figures and 14 tables.

With over a billion Bluetooth enabled devices on the market, ranging from smartphones to set top boxes, and new technologies such as energy scavenging or piezoelectric energy generation being made possible by the use of nanotechnologies , there are opportunities for the textile industry in new markets ranging from consumer electronics to medical diagnostics.

Market Scope

This report provides an in-depth presentation of recent developments in nanotechnology applied to smart textiles and provides market opportunities to 2022.

The market is segmented by
• Clothing & Apparel
• Home Textiles
• Military Textiles
• Medical Textiles
• Sport Textiles
• Technical and Smart Textiles

Companies mentioned in this report include:

AdidasAdvanPro Limited
Advanced Nano Products, Inc.AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.
Alexium
Algebra
Alltracel Pharmaceuticals
Andeson Bio-tech Co
Applied DNA Sciences
Applied EM
ARC Outdoors
ARC Technologies
Arc'teryx,
Asahi Kasei
Avelana
Balton Sp. Z.o.o
BASF
Beijing ChamGo Nano-Tech CoBelt Tech
BigSky Technologies LLC
BluestarBonar Technical Fabrics AG
Brooks Bros., USA
Bruck Textiles
Burlington Industries, Inc., USA
Canada Goose,
Cardinal Health
CC-NanoChem, Germany
Chamchuree
Chonbang, Co. Ltd.
Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Clariant
Clothing+
Cocona Fabric
Cook Medical
CTT Group
Cyanine Technologies srlDaniel Hechter,
Degussa
Delta Galil Industries Ltd
Denizli Basma ve Boya Sanayii a.s. (DEBA),
Donaldson
Dow Corning
Duke University, USA
DuPont
DuPont Speciality ChemicalsDuro Textiles
Eddie Bauer
Eleksen
Element 47
Elmarco
ELMARCO s.r.o.
EMPA
Energenics
Evonik
Exlan Co., Ltd
Fibretronic Limited
Formosa Taffeta
Forster Rohner AG
Foster Miller
Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited
Fuji Electric
G3i Technology Innovations
Gap
Greenyarn
Haojey Co
Henry Lloyd,
Hills Inc
Hugo Boss
Hyosung
Industrial Nanotech, Inc
Innotech Textile Co. Ltd
International Flavours and Fragrances
J-Teck
J2LFA Co. Ltd
JR Nanotech
Kanebo
Kanebo Spinning Corp
Kao Corp.
Kao Corp. Japan
Kennedy & Violich ArchitectureKing's Metal Fiber Technologies
Kolon, Korea
Kolorgen Ltd
Konarka Technologies IncKVA Matx
Land's End, Inc.
Lea Lea Group
Lee Jeans
Levi StrauusLG Chem
LiberecLindstrand Technologies
LLBean
Lockheed Martin Corp
Louis Vuitton
Mammut,
Marks & SpencerMC10
Misfit Wearables
Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Nano Phase Technologies Corporation (NTC)
Nano-Group Holdings Ltd
Nano-Tex, USA
NanoChem
Nanocid Pars Nano Nasb
Nanocomp Technologies Inc
Nanocyl
NanoHorizons
Nanophase
Nanoscience Technologies Incorporated
NanoSonic Inc.,
Nanyan Textiles
nCoat, Inc
New Balance
Nike
Nordstrom
NovaThera
Nucryst Pharmaceuticals
NuMetrex
Old NavyOhmatex
Oxonica
Paul StuartPeerless Plastics & Coatings Ltd
Peter Brehm
PGA
Philips Lighting
Piedmont Chemical Industries, Inc
Pikeur
Polo Ralph LaurenPolar Elektro
Protex
Quest International
Radiation Shield Technologies, Inc.,
ReebockReliable
Roudière
Samsung
Schoeller Medical AG
Schoeller Textiles AG
Sefar AG
Sensing Tex, S.L.
Shanghai Hengjia Textile Company
Simmons
Simms
Soane Labs
Sony
SparkFunSphelar Power Corp.
Suzutora
Takeda Chemical Industries
Teijin Fibres Ltd
Texnology Nano Textile (China), Ltd.Tex-Ray
Textronics
The North Face
Thomson Research Associates Inc
Toray Industries, Inc
Toyobo, Ltd.
Trangoworld
TRG/Victorinox
U-Right International Holdings Limited
United Textile Mills
VDS Weaving NVW.L. Gore
Wacker
WEEL Technologies
Westaim Corporation
Wibur Ross
XS LabsZephyr Technology Limited

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 10

INTRODUCTION 20

Objectives of the Report 20
World Textiles and Clothing 21
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the EU Textile Industry 23
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the US Textile Industry 24
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Chinese Textile Industry 25
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Indian Textile Industry 26
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Japanese Textile Industry 26
Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Korean Textile Industry 28
Textiles in the Rest of the World 30
Macro and Micro Value Chain of Textiles Industry 31
Common Textiles Industry Classifications 31
End Markets and Value Chain Actors 31
Why Textiles Go Nano 33
Nanotechnology in Textiles 33
Nanotechnology in Some Textile-related Categories 36
Technical & Smart Textiles 36
Multifunctional Textiles 38
High Performance Textiles 38
Smart/Intelligent Textiles 38
Nanotechnology Hype 40

CURRENT APPLICATIONS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN TEXTILE PRODUCTION 42

Nanotechnology in Fibers and Yarns 42
Nanotechnology in Fabrics 46
Nanotechnology in Textile Finishing, Dyeing and Coating 54
Nanotechnology In Textile Printing 65
Green Technology -- Nanotechnology In Textile Production Energy Saving 66
Electronic Textiles 66
Concept 66
Markets and Impacts 67
Current E-Textile Solutions and Problems 68
Nanotechnology in Electronic Textiles 77
Future and Challenges of Electronic Textiles 86

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN CLOTHING/APPAREL TEXTILES 88

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 89
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 90
Hassle-free Clothing: Stain/Oil/Water Repellence, Anti-Static, Anti-Wrinkle 90
Nano-Antibacterial Clothing Textiles 95
Nanosilver Safety Concerns 100
UV/Sun/Radiation Protective 101
Comfort Issues: Perspiration Control, Moisture Management 101
Creative Appearance and Scent for High Street Fashions 102
Nanobarcodes for Clothing Combats Counterfeiting 104
High Strength, Abrasion-Resistant Fabric Using Carbon Nanotube 105
Nanotechnology For Home Laundry 105
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 105
Products and Markets 105
Costs and Benefits 113
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 116
Drivers and Barriers 116
Market Forecast 116
The Major Providers of Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 120

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN HOME TEXTILES 121

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Home Textiles 121
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles 121
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles 123
Products and Markets 123
Costs and Benefits 126
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Home Textiles 130
Drivers and Barriers 130
Market Forecast 130
The Major Providers of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles 134

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN MILITARY/DEFENCE TEXTILES 135

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Military/Defence Textiles 135
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 136
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 144
Products and Markets 144
Costs and Benefits 150
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 153
Drivers and Barriers 153
Market Forecast 153
The Major Providers of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 156

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN MEDICAL TEXTILES 157

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Textiles 157
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles 161
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles 163
Products and Markets 163
Costs and Benefits 169
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles 172
Drivers and Barriers 172
Market Forecast 172
Roadmap 175
The Major Providers of Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles 176

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN SPORTS/OUTDOOR TEXTILES 177

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 177
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 178
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 182
Products and Markets 182
Costs and Benefits 184
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 186
Drivers and Barriers 186
Market Forecast 186
The Major Providers of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 189

NANOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN TECHNICAL AND SMART TEXTILES 190

Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Technical and smart textiles 190
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Technical and Smart textiles 190
Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Technical and smart textiles 196
Products and Markets 196
Costs and Benefits 208
Future Projections for Nanotechnology in Technical and smart textiles 211
Drivers and Barriers 211
Market Forecast 212
Roadmap 214
The Major Players of Nanotechnology in Technical and Smart textiles 215

APPENDIX I:COMPANIES/RESEARCH INSTITUTES APPLYING NANOTECHNOLOGIES TO THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY 216

Companies Working on Nanofiber Applications 216
Companies Working on Nanofabric Applications 217
Companies Working on Nano Finishing, Coating, Dyeing and Printing Applications 218
Companies Working on Green Nanotechnology In Textile Production Energy Saving Applications 219
Companies Working on E-textile Applications 220
Companies Working on Nano Applications in Clothing/Apparel Textile 223
Companies Working on Nano Applications in Home Textile 229
Companies Working on Nano Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textile 232
Companies Working on Nano Applications in Military/Defence Textile 234
Companies Working on Nano Applications in Non-conventional Textile 237

APPENDIXII:SELECTED COMPANY PROFILES 239

APPENDIXIII:COMPANIES MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT 251

List of Figures

Figure 1 Current World Textile Market by Sector (2012-22) 11
Figure 2 The Global Textile Market By Sector (US$ Millions) 11
Figure 3 Market for Textile Products Using Nanotechnologies (2012-22) 12
Figure 4 Markets for Nano-enabled Textiles 12
Figure 5 % of Markets Impacted by Nanotechnologies 13
Figure 6 Nano-contribution to World Textiles by Sector (2012-22) 14
Figure 7 Total Value of Nanomaterials in Textiles (2012-2022) 15
Figure 8 Value of Nanomaterials in Textiles by Sector (2012-2022) 16
Figure 9 Nanotechnology Enabled Average Market Growth in Textiles by Sector (2012-2022) 18
Figure 10 Changes in Global Textile Markets 2012-2022 19
Figure 11 Relevant Product Development Stages for the Different Company Types 20
Figure 12 Global Textile Market by Sector (2012-22) 21
Figure 13 Top 10 Countries By Nanotechnology & Textile Publishing Activity 2009-12 22
Figure 14 Main Players in World Exports of Textiles (left) and Clothing (right) 23
Figure 16 Uses of artificial leather Chamude®: (a) suede, (b) bags, and (c) jackets 27
Figure 17 Nanotechnology at AIST: (a) tailor-made molecular tubes, (b) drug delivery
systems, and (c) single electron transistors 28
Figure 18 Macro-Value Chain of Textiles Industry 31
Figure 20 The Technical Textiles Wheel 37
Figure 21 Textile Technology and Function Convergence 39
Figure 23 Klimeo - Microcapsules containing a natural temperature-regulating ingredient are applied in and on the fabric 49
Figure 24 Oil resistance of Inanova® 50
Figure 25 The World's Shortest Piece of Nylon 51
Figure 26 Plasma Treatment of Cotton Fibers 53
Figure 27 NanoSino's 4 E Principles for Coating Trends 54
Figure 28: SEM images of cotton fibers, control (a), treated with bulk ZnO (b) and treated with nano-ZnO (c). 55
Figure 29 Antibacterial activity of cotton fabrics: untreated (a), bulk ZnO treated (b) and nano-ZnO treated (c). The dotted growth on the left-hand side corresponds to S. aureus and the mucous growth corresponds to K. pneumoniae. Arrows represent the zone of inhibition of S. aureus by nano-ZnO coated cotton fabrics. 56
Figure 30 The 'lotus effect' effectively repels dirt and moisture 58
Figure 31 BASF's lotus-effect aerosol spray combines nanoparticles with hydrophobic polymers such as polypropylene, polyethylene and waxes 58
Figure 32 Fabric Without and With the Sun-block Layer, Courtesy of Hong Kong Polytechnic University 60
Figure 33 SEM photograph of Functional Material Coating on Polyester Fiber Surface Courtesy of Toray Industries, Inc. 62
Figure 34 J-Teck nanodot inks set up on a Mimaki JV33/ JV5 Crab Feeder 65
Figure 35 The development of e-textiles 67
Figure 37 IMEC's wireless, flexible and stretchable ECG patch for comfortable cardiac monitoring 70
Figure 38 Conducting meanders in the non-stretched state allow up to 40% stretch 71
Figure 39 Stretchable thermometer demonstrating possibility of embedded components 72
Figure 40 Chain Mail Fabric for Smart Textiles 73
Figure 41 Electroplated Fabric 74
Figure 42 This organic electrochemical transistor was made with cotton fibers. The gate, drain and source in the device are made from cotton threads with conductive or semiconductive behavior induced by using nanoparticle-based coatings. 75
Figure 43 Woven fabrics containing carbon nanotubes for strength and conductivity 77
Figure 44 Organic field effect transistor (OFET) fully compatible with textile processing techniques 81
Figure 45 A Huichol girl from Mexico examines an early prototype of the solar-powered portable light. (Image: Kennedy & Violich Architecture) 83
Figure 46 These Aboriginal women are trying foldable versions of the prototype light
source, which includes an aluminised textile to help spread the light. 84
Figure 47 Aboriginal man is wearing a Mexican-made bag that has the photovoltaic panels sewn into it. He is holding the light device in his hand (Image: Sheila Kennedy) 85
Figure 48 Sportswear with integrated sensors from Textronix 86
Figure 49 Functional fashion Levi's using Schoeller's nanosphere technology 94
Figure 50 The Market for Anti-Bacterial Textiles 95
Figure 51 How antibacterial 'SmartSilver works 96
Figure 52 Typical delivery formats of nano silver (from NanoHorizons Inc.) 97
Figure 53 A fiber coated with silver nanoparticles 98
Figure 54 BASF Ultramid BS416N® with TiO2 nanoparticles for UV protection 101
Figure 55 Teijin's Morphotex allows colors without the use of dyes 103
Figure 56 Donna Sgro's Morphotex dress 104
Figure 57 Design student Olivia Ong '07 hugs two garments, treated with metallic nanoparticles through a collaboration with fiber scientists Juan Hinestroza and
Hong Dong, that she designed as part of her fashion line, "Glitterati 108
Figure 58 Clothing designed by Olivia The dress and jacket contain nanoparticles with antibacterial and air-purifying qualities 109
Figure 59 A scanning electron microscope image showing a cotton fiber with palladium nanoparticle coating 110
Figure 60 Smart Fabrics Offer Designers New Possibilities in Fashion 111
Figure 61 Nanotechnology Enabled Clothing/Apparel Textiles Market 2012-2022 117
Figure 62 Value of Nanotech Inputs in Clothing Textiles 2012-22 118
Figure 64 Value and properties added by metal films 122
Figure 67 The Global Textile Market in 2012 (% Market Share) 127
Figure 68 The Global Textile Market in 2012 (US$ Millions) 128
Figure 69 Nanotechnology Enabled Home Textiles Market (US$ Millions) 131
Figure 70 Value of Nanomaterials in Home Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Million) 132
Figure 72 Alexium's Cleanshell treatment has the ability to protect against Chemical Warfare Agents for days, as opposed to minutes offered by other methods 140
Figure 73 Self-Assembling Nanotubes in Water 142
Figure 74 Self-Assembling Nanocarpet 142
Figure 75 A forest of carbon nanotubes 143
Figure 76 twisted nanofibers 143
Figure 77 Two-ply nanofiber yarn from CSIRO Textile & Fiber Technology 144
Figure 78 Sandia researcher George Bachand examines an enlargement of actual images of light-emitting quantum dots 145
Figure 79 The Future Force Warrior system 147
Figure 80 Nanotechnology Enabled Military/Defense Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 154
Figure 81 Value of Nanomaterials in Military/Defense Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 154
Figure 82 Integrating bio-chemical sensors into textiles for continuous monitoring of a person's health is the goal of the EU-funded BIOTEX 163
Figure 83 Acticoat 7 burn dressing containing nanosilver particles from Smith & Nephew 164
Figure 84 Schoeller Medical's iLoad fabric used in incontinence underwear 168
Figure 85 Nanotechnology Enabled Medical Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 173
Figure 86 Value of Nanomaterials in Medical Textiles 2021-2022 (US$ Millions) 174
Figure 87 Teijin's Nanofront fiber used in cycling and golf gloves 179
Figure 88 New Balance running sock using Teijin's Nanofront modified with nano-sized bumps to raise frictional force and increase surface area 180
Figure 90 Nanotechnology Enabled Sports/Outdoor Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 187
Figure 91 Value of Nanomaterials in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 187
Figure 92 Scanning electron microscopic images of the chars of ABS nanocomposites 195
Figure 93 Potential applications of carbon nanotube coated yarns 200
Figure 94 A Fuji Electric employee displays the company's flexible solar power cell 'Fwave', a light, thin and flexible modules that can be mounted on curved surfaces 201
Figure 95 Conducting cotton creates a simple circuit at Cornell University 206
Figure 96 Energy harvesting textiles at the University of Southampton 207
Figure 97 Nanotechnology Enabled Technical and smart textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Million) 212
Figure 98 Value of Nanomaterials in Technical and smart textiles 2012-2022 (US$ Millions) 213

List of Tables

Table 1 Nanotechnology-Enabled Market Growth in Textile by Sector (2012-22) 15
Table 2 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Textile Sectors 17
Table 3 Global Textile Market by Sector (2012-22) 21
Table 4 Top 20 Countries Publishing on Nanotechnology and Textiles in Scientific Journals (2009-12) 22
Table 5 Key Areas of Japanese Textile Research 27
Table 6 Exports, Imports, Production and Domestic Demand in Korea 29
Table 7 Comparisons between Japan, Korea and UK 30
Table 8 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanomaterials (Nanofinish) for Clothing/Apparel Textiles 113
Table 9 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 116
Table 10 The Roadmap for Future Applications of Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 119
Table 11 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanomaterials (Nanofinish) for Home Textiles 126
Table 12 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Home Textiles 130
Table 13 The Roadmap for Future Applications of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles 133
Table 14 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanomaterials (Nanofinish) for Military/Defence Textiles 151
Table 15 world's top 15 military spenders (from SIPRI 2011) 152
Table 16 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Military/Defense Textiles 153
Table 17 The Roadmap for Future Applications of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 155
Table 18 Non-implantable Materials for Medical Textiles 159
Table 19 implantable Materials for Medical Textiles 159
Table 20 Extracorporeal Devices for Medical Textiles 160
Table 21 Healthcare/Hygiene Products for Medical Textiles 160
Table 22 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanotechnology for Medical Textiles 170
Table 23 Medical Products & Equipment rank 4th in terms of industry profitability (CNN Money) 171
Table 24 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Textiles 172
Table 25 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanomaterials (Nanofinish) for Sports/Outdoor Textiles 184
Table 26 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 186
Table 27 The Roadmap for Future Applications of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles 188
Table 28 Estimated Consumption of Technical Textile in Various Applications 192
Table 29 Additional Cost Caused by Adding Nanotechnology for Technical Textiles 209
Table 30 Drivers and Barriers of Nanotechnology Applications in Technical and Smart Textiles 211

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