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Kelheim and Celliant at the Dornbirn-GFC

Capturing and converting body heat into infrared to improve cellular oxygenation.

2nd September 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Dornbirn, Austria

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear

Kelheim Fibres, the leading manufacturer of viscose specialty fibres based in Kelheim, Germany, has partnered with Hologenix, headquartered in Pacific Palisades, California.

Hologenix is the creator of Celliant, a responsive textile using infrared technology and together, the two companies have created Celliant viscose – a first in-fibre sustainable solution.

Dominik Mayer, Kelheim’s project manager for fibre and application development, and Courtney OKeefe, chief supply officer for Hologenix, will share the story of the development in a webinar during the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress on Thursday, September 16, at 5:50 pm CET.

Celliant viscose, used in blends with cotton, regular viscose, MicroModal, lyocell and wool, is ideal for performance wear, luxury loungewear, casual wear, bedding, towels and beauty products.

It features natural, ethically sourced minerals embedded into plant-based fibres to create infrared products that capture and convert body heat into infrared, to improve cellular oxygenation.

Kelheim’s flexible technology enables targeted interventions in the viscose fibre process and delivers the unique fibre that provides full functionality without the need for any additional processing steps, while impressing with a softer feel and cost, as well as time savings compared to coated fabrics.

Celliant viscose is available in the following fibre types – textile 1.7 dtex/40 mm, nonwovens 1.7 dtex/40 mm, wool 2.5 dtex/variable cut, filling/nonwovens 6.7 dtex/60 mm.

To sign up for the presentation, visit: www.dornbirn-gfc.com/en/

 https://celliant.com/celliant-viscose

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