Smart Heating: A Flexible Conductive Coating for Nonwovens

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Nonwoven materials are increasingly popular for both consumer and industrial applications, from hospital gowns to heavy-duty construction materials. How many of these nonwoven products could benefit from a lightweight, integrated heat source?

Carbon nanotube (CNT) coatings are lightweight, conductive and can be applied in a thin layer that does not interfere with the performance characteristics of nonwoven materials. A new heater coating system from Battelle brings the benefits of CNT technology to the nonwoven materials industry.

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Posted

Mar 15, 2019

Author

Vicki A. Barbur Ph.D and Amy M. Heintz Ph.D

Publisher

Nonwovens Industry

Media Contacts

Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208
Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 

T.R. Massey
Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544 
Email: masseytr@battelle.org 

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