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Below you can find press releases on research projects and services offered by the Hohenstein Institute. Through the support of a wide range of other institutions throughout the textile manufacturing chain, we can support you in your research work and beyond and provide you with the details of experts for interview and specialist authors.

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USA / Canada: Germany and other Countries:
Dina Dunn
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Britta Gortan
b.gortan@hohenstein.deTelephone: +49 7143-271-720
Trish Martin
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Helmut Müller
h.mueller@hohenstein.de Telephone:+49 7143-271-709
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12/04/2017

Hohenstein Webinar: Science vs. Fiction - Verifying the Cooling Power of Performance Fabrics

Dr. Jan Beringer will focus on the science behind cooling effects and the methods to quantify the cooling power of performance fabrics including WATson, Hohenstein’s proprietary technology that accurately measures a fabric’s claimed evaporative heat ... 
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Topic area: Functional textiles, Events | 732-EN
06/04/2017

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® test criteria 2017
New regulations come into force on 1 April

Following the end of the usual three-month transition period, the test criteria and limit values of the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® published at the start of the year have now finally come into force on 1 April 2017.  
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Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2244-EN
16/03/2017

Hohenstein Webinar: “The Components of Comfortable Clothing - The Science behind Thermophysiological and Skin Sensorial Comfort”
Dr. Jan Beringer will present an online seminar discussing the important characteristics of textiles and clothing that contribute to comfort.

Hohenstein’s Dr. Jan Beringer will present an online seminar discussing the important characteristics of textiles and clothing that contribute to comfort. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 12:00 Noon EST.  
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Topic area: Wearing and sleep comfort | 728-EN
14/03/2017

UV-C disinfection in commercial laundries: benefits and risks

UV-C disinfection is a technology that has been used for decades to remove bacteria from water, surfaces and air. Its good biological effectiveness against bacteria, fungi, yeasts and viruses is well proven – but the risks to humans are also well ... 
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Topic area: Textile care and -service | 727-EN
28/02/2017

Skin-friendly lace
Tianhai Lace awarded Skin Friendly declaration for lace collection for intimate apparel

The new lace collection for intimate apparel from the Chinese lace manufacturer Tianhai Lace has been endorsed by the Hohenstein Institute. We carried out our skin compatibility test on randomly selected samples from the collection to confirm that ... 
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Topic area: Hygiene, Environment & Medicine | 726-EN