Material Studies

Blue moisture wicking textile

How do Moisture Wicking Fabrics work?

When “moisture wicking fabrics” are discussed, they are most often associated with athletic apparel wicking away sweat to keep the body cool and dry during a work out. There is no argument against the fact…

Medical Grade Textiles, biocompatible textiles

What are Medical Grade Textiles?

The use of textiles and fabrics is becoming increasingly prevalent in the development of wearable medical garments, wearable organ holsters, and even being utilized as flexible mesh for medical implants. During the development and prototyping…

Biocompatible Fabrics

Biocompatible Fabrics in Healthcare

Biocompatible materials are materials that are compatible “with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection” (Source). Simply put, these fabrics should be able…