Branch of Technical Textile | Technical Textile Composition by Area | Fiber Consumption of Technical Textile

Technical Textile:
Technical textiles are defined as textile material and products used primarily for their technical performance and functional properties rather than their aesthetic or decorative purpose. There are twelve classes of technical textiles. 
Technical textile
Branches of Technical Textile:
  1. Agro textile (Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry)
  2. Clothtech (Shoes and Clothing)
  3. Buildtech (Building and Construction)
  4. Geotech (Geotextile, Civil Engineering)
  5. Hometech (Furniture, Upholstery, House hold textile etc.)
  6. Indutech (Filtration and Other industrial uses)
  7. Meditech (Medical textile, Bio medical textile, Hygienic, Health)
  8. Mobitech (Automobiles, Railway and Aerospace Textile)
  9. Oekotech (Environmental Protection Textile)
  10. Packtech (Packaging)
  11. Protech (Person and Property Protection)
  12. Sportstech (Sports and Leisure wear)
Technical Textile Composition by Area:
  • USA →23%
  • Western Europe →22%
  • China →13%
  • Japan →7%
  • India →3%
  • Rest of the World →32%
Fiber Wise Consumption of Technical Textile:
  • Polyester →25%
  • Polyolefin →25%
  • Glass →15%
  • Jute, Coir →14%
  • Cotton →7%
  • Viscose →3%
  • Other cellulosic fiber →3%
  • Polyamide →7%
  • Aramid, Carbon and Others → 1% 
Author of This Article:
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Noakhali Textile Engineering College
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