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Chinese functional fibres in adidas CLEANCOOL

The new label shows that the domestic fibre raw material brand was for the first time recognised by the international brand.

21st August 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Shanghai

Clothing/​Footwear, Sports/​Outdoor

China Technical Textile Watch by Oliver Haiqing Hua

This not only indicates that Kanglun fibre has for the first time become a player in the international sports brand’s product range, but also shows that the domestic fibre raw material brand was for the first time recognised by an international brand.

Kanglun fibre

Kanglun fibre is a new generation of healthy and comfortable functional textiles from Xingnuo Kanglun. The fibre has quick moisture absorption effect and antibacterial and deodorising function, which makes it suitable for conventional moisture absorbent and fast drying materials.

Kanglun fibre has added silver based antimicrobial formulations with grooved cross section polyester fibre, which has resulted in a strong and durable antibacterial and deodorising function. At the same time, it can further reduce bacteria breeding and improve the clothing comfort due to its quick moisture absorption effect.


It is understood that CLEANCOOL has won the national invention patent at the end of 2009. The British Ministry of defence and the Chinese second escort fleet to Aden Gulf are successively using Kanglun fibre as military t-shirts.

 In the field of sports and leisure apparel, Lining and Pathfinder brands have also established a cooperative relationship with Kanglun fibre.

Xingnuo Kanglun:


About Oliver Haiqing Hua

Oliver Haiqing Hua.Oliver Haiqing Hua, a textiles business analyst, has joined the Innovation in Textiles team to provide regular insider reports on developments within the Chinese textile industry. Oliver focuses on the development and changes in the Chinese textiles industry and associated industries, and gives in-depth analysis and interpretation of the relevant policies, industry trends, and business events.

Mr. Hua previously worked for the former Ministry of Equipment & Materials and the former Ministry of Internal Trade of China from 1984 to 1997. His role included reporting on the market, raw materials, production, logistics, finance, management dynamics, as well as the analysis related to all the upstream and downstream aspects in the industry supply chain.

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