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Utilizing 3D Digital Technologies in Apparel Design Research

Are you interested in how technology is transforming the textile industry? Join Dr. Fatma Baytar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University, as she discusses the necessary changes in the apparel industry to leverage 3D digital technologies fully. Through her research, she introduces the use of 3D digital technologies for […]

Proficiency Testing for Textile Labs: Finding Your Provider

Do you value dependable testing results for your fabric and textile testing? Are you on the journey of ensuring your lab’s accreditation? Tap the resources of AATCC, an experienced Proficiency Testing Provider for textile test methods.   In this presentation, you will learn about Proficiency Testing Programs available for the textile industry. Join Garry Atkinson, […]

AI in Textile Discovery – Pattern, GenAI, and Materials Digitization

What we read and hear of AI is mostly driven by hyperbolic media outlets who receive information from large corporations selling their latest product but much of the interesting, problem solving work goes on in the background. Register to hear CEO & Founder of Delvify, Charles Allard Jr., as he discusses the real insights and […]

Haptics and Textiles

The human touch: How do we define, determine, and deal with the tactile sense in the textile industry? How do humans experience a fabric’s feel? What factors influence this perception, and what are the limits to the human tactile experience? How can textile professionals integrate textile haptic evaluation into digital systems? In this digital lab, […]

Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday

This one-hour virtual presentation on Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday recorded on August 8, 2023, is presented by Dr. Andre West and Dr. Michael Roe with North Carolina State University. This presentation will address the study of insect morphology in relation to the structure and physical properties of fibers, yarns, fabrics and garments to create bite-resistance […]

Detergent & Laundering Digital Lab

AATCC Standard Detergent: A Fresh Spin Washing fabrics is a key part of quality control testing in the textile industry. Choosing the right detergent impacts the testing results, and ultimately determines consumer satisfaction. This session will cover common questions about AATCC Standard Reference Detergents, including which to use depending on the application, proper storage, and […]

Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements

Jennifer Hargrave, Senior Regulatory Consulting Specialist, Softlines, Bureau Veritas, presents Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements. This Digital Lab covers United States softlines labeling requirements: including Fiber Content Labeling, New York State Faux Fur Labeling, Care Labeling, Manufacturer’s Identification, Country of Origin, Law Labeling, and Tracking Labels for Children’s Products.

Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals

Register to view the recording of Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals presented by Bryan Dill, Archroma US Inc.  This Digital Lab is a primer in basic dyestuff chemistry and application for the beginner to intermediate level. The presentation starts with an overview of how we see color and proceeds to an overview of key dye classes. Dye […]

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles is a 2-day virtual event and features industry leaders and experts discussing a variety of topics including color, innovation, technology, detergents, laundering, reflective tape, testing, and product.  

Sustainability in Textiles

Sustainability in Textiles features industry leaders and academic experts exploring environmental challenges and solutions across the supply chain, from raw materials to finished goods and beyond. Speakers will discuss new research, upcoming innovation, test methods, raw materials, fiber fragmentation, dyeing and finishing, as well as certifications, LCAs, and other topics.

Flammability in Textiles and Polymers

Join AATCC for Flammability in Textiles and Polymers on June 16-17, 2021. This  two-day virtual event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability.

E-Textiles Exploratory Series

Join AATCC and a talented group of subject matter experts for the E-Textiles Exploratory Series taking place July 21 – September 15, 2021 This 5-part virtual series will feature industry experts presenting a variety of topics including safety, data privacy, standards, methodology, cyber security, commercialization, as well as E-Textiles fundamentals. All five presentations will be […]

Natural Dyes for Textiles

Join AATCC for Natural Dyes for Textiles on May 19-20, 2021! This two-day virtual event will be hosted by industry leaders, innovative creators, and top experts in the world of natural dyes. Discussions will explore market intel, dyestuff innovation, quality management, transparency, product development, and more!

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Simulation for Textile Design

Simulation for Textile Design Recorded April 28, 2021 Presented by  Traci Lamar, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD,  North Carolina State University Simulation has the potential to replace all or part of the prototyping process and is increasingly considered a pre-production strategy for reducing time and cost. Faculty at NC State University are incorporating simulation technology […]

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation Recorded April 21, 2021 Presented by Jiajun Liu, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD, North Carolina State University Digital printing is increasingly considered an important process in reproduction of colored substrates in the textile sector. Compared to conventional screen printing technologies, the advantages of digital textile printing include speed to […]

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline:  A conversation on ways to recruit and retain talent in our industry Recorded March 24, 2021 Moderator: Jasmine Cox, Textile Technology Center at Gaston College Panelists: Apurba Banerjee, PhD, Milwaukee Tool; Sara Chester, The Industrial Commons; Monica Jackson-Buxton, PhD, Parkdale Inc. This digital lab is offered at no cost to […]

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Introduction to 4D Textiles

Introduction to 4D Textiles Recorded March 4, 2021 Presented by Chris Pastore, PhD, Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies and Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Thomas Jefferson University 4D Textiles are structures that respond to environment forces.  Typically these are produced by combining 3D printing with textile materials.  The behavior is achieved by storing […]

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Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles

Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles Recorded February 18, 2021 Presented by Tova N. Williams, PhD, Southeast Reagent Sales Account Manager, TCI America Color is ubiquitous and can be produced for aesthetic and/or functional purposes.  Both natural and synthetic (man-made) colorants can be used to apply color to a variety of materials including textiles, […]

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recorded February 10, 2021 Presented by Matthew Hardwick, PhD, President/CEO, ResInnova Laboratories PPE comes in many forms: gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, gowns, etc. The COVID-19 pandemic caused worldwide shortages in PPE and forced a reimagining of PPE. From disinfecting and reuse to incorporation of antimicrobial agents, […]

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Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value

Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value – The new rules of fit as a consumer-centric practice Recorded January 27, 2021 Presented by Jessica Couch, Founder, Luxor + Finch Consulting This presentation will focus on how fit based technology and strategies are the future of digital and physical retail. It will explore conventional and unconventional fit solutions addressing fit as […]

EBSCO Presents: Textile Technology Complete

EBSCO Presents: Textile Technology Complete Recorded January 12, 2021 Presented by Greg Weyman, EBSCO Information Services  Did you know AATCC members receive free access to the EBSCO Textile Technology Complete database?  This full-text database covers the scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Formerly the Institute of Textile Technology’s Textile Technology Digest, this resource […]

Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing Recorded December 3, 2020 Presented […]

Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect of Fabric Type, Washing Conditions, and Finishes

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect […]

What is Sustainability?

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. What is Sustainability? Recorded November 5, 2020 Presented by Renee Lamb, Assistant Professor, […]

Pigment Applications for Textiles

Recorded October 26, 2017 Presented by Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager, First Source Worldwide and Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide Key points to be addressed in this presentation include: Insight of the chemical basis of pigmentation Discussion of pigment types and differences between them Pigment chemical properties Pigment performance properties Expectations of pigment […]

Fundamentals of Yarn and Fabric Preparation

Recorded January 28, 2016 Presented by Edwin T. Turner, Associate Director, Technical Services, Cotton Incorporated The preparation webinar will cover yarn and fabric lubricants/finishes and/or sizes that must be removed before subsequent processing, analysis to aid identification of materials to be removed, types of preparation, preparation chemicals and some of the machinery utilized for preparing […]

Basics of Sulfur Dyeing

Recorded September 10, 2015 Presented by Leon Moser, Consultant This webinar will provide a brief overview of the history and early development of sulfur dyes as well as a discussion of the basic properties of the modern dyes. The advantages and disadvantages of using these dyes on modern textile products will be addressed.  Current application methods for dyeing textile […]

Processing Fundamentals of Stretch Fabrics Containing Spandex

Recorded March 2, 2012 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Fabrics containing spandex elastomeric fibers are increasingly popular in all types of apparel. This webinar will include the properties of spandex, typical wet processing routes, and processing issues such as preparation, dyeing, and finishing. Included in the webinar will be comments on dye […]

Mechanical Finishing in Textile Processing

Recorded January 19, 2012 Presented by Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Mechanical finishing can impart specific attributes to a fabric with respect to shrinkage control, surface appearance and surface effects to impact fabric softness and hand. This webinar will review the various mechanical finishing processes for textile fabrics. Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Leonard T. Farias, senior […]

Chemical Finishing of Textiles

Recorded July 28, 2011 Presented by Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Chemical finishes can impart various performance features and characteristics to textile fabrics. An overview will be discussed for various softener types and finishes that can provide soil/oil repellency, flame retardancy, antimicrobial and other treatments to impart functional properties to fabrics. Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Leonard […]

Fundamentals of Direct Dyes

Recorded March 31, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The presentation will cover dyeing cellulosics (cotton, rayon) and their blends. The advantages and limitations, markets, dyeing chemistry and mechanisms, dye selection and parameters, and generalized dyeing procedures for direct dyes will be discussed. Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Nelson E. Houser […]

Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes

Recorded February 24, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes will cover their application to acrylic, modacrylic, cationic-dyeable polyester, and aramids. Opening with a general overview of cationic dyes, the presentation will focus on the key fundamentals and application parameters for each fiber. Nelson E. Houser, M. […]

Dyeing with Vat Dyes Webinar

Recorded January 27, 2011 Presented by Don Carrigan, Passaic Color & Chemical The presentation on vat dyes will cover both exhaust and continuous applications. A discussion of the various sub-classes of vats along with application chemistry and parameters will be included. The influence of liquor ratio; dyeing temperature; and amount of reduction chemicals, alkali, and […]

Dyeing with Acid Dyes

Recorded December 16, 2010 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA This webinar focuses on nylon with related comments to other acid dyeable fibers. Included in this presentation will be an understanding of the different types of acid dyes as related to colorfastness, fundamentals of the dyeing mechanism, differences in nylon 6 and 6,6, […]

Application of Fiber Reactive Dyes by the Exhaust Process

Recorded November 30, 2010 Presented by Doug Blanton, Huntsman International, LLC The presentation focuses on the structure, attributes, performance characteristics, and end use benefits of fiber reactive dyes. It includes a discussion of the mechanism by which fiber reactive dyes bond with cellulose, the factors that impact the reaction, as well as a review of […]

Fundamentals of Disperse Dyes in Exhaust Application

Recorded October 28, 2010 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA This presentation covers applicable fibers, with emphasis on polyester. Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Nelson E. Houser is Vice-President of Technical Services for M. Dohmen USA. A 1967 graduate of the College of Textiles North Carolina State University with a Bachelors of […]

Overview of Dye Classes and Methods of Coloration

Recorded September 30, 2010 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA This presentation is an overview of the major fibers and dye classes involved, general mechanisms for the dye-fiber bonding and fundamentals of the process, the dynamics of wet processing, and general equipment choices in wet processing. Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Nelson […]

Chemical Processes & Applications

Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals

Register to view the recording of Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals presented by Bryan Dill, Archroma US Inc.  This Digital Lab is a primer in basic dyestuff chemistry and application for the beginner to intermediate level. The presentation starts with an overview of how we see color and proceeds to an overview of key dye classes. Dye […]

Flammability in Textiles and Polymers

Join AATCC for Flammability in Textiles and Polymers on June 16-17, 2021. This  two-day virtual event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability.

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Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles

Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles Recorded February 18, 2021 Presented by Tova N. Williams, PhD, Southeast Reagent Sales Account Manager, TCI America Color is ubiquitous and can be produced for aesthetic and/or functional purposes.  Both natural and synthetic (man-made) colorants can be used to apply color to a variety of materials including textiles, […]

Pigment Applications for Textiles

Recorded October 26, 2017 Presented by Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager, First Source Worldwide and Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide Key points to be addressed in this presentation include: Insight of the chemical basis of pigmentation Discussion of pigment types and differences between them Pigment chemical properties Pigment performance properties Expectations of pigment […]

Basics of Sulfur Dyeing

Recorded September 10, 2015 Presented by Leon Moser, Consultant This webinar will provide a brief overview of the history and early development of sulfur dyes as well as a discussion of the basic properties of the modern dyes. The advantages and disadvantages of using these dyes on modern textile products will be addressed.  Current application methods for dyeing textile […]

Processing Fundamentals of Stretch Fabrics Containing Spandex

Recorded March 2, 2012 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Fabrics containing spandex elastomeric fibers are increasingly popular in all types of apparel. This webinar will include the properties of spandex, typical wet processing routes, and processing issues such as preparation, dyeing, and finishing. Included in the webinar will be comments on dye […]

Mechanical Finishing in Textile Processing

Recorded January 19, 2012 Presented by Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Mechanical finishing can impart specific attributes to a fabric with respect to shrinkage control, surface appearance and surface effects to impact fabric softness and hand. This webinar will review the various mechanical finishing processes for textile fabrics. Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Leonard T. Farias, senior […]

Chemical Finishing of Textiles

Recorded July 28, 2011 Presented by Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Chemical finishes can impart various performance features and characteristics to textile fabrics. An overview will be discussed for various softener types and finishes that can provide soil/oil repellency, flame retardancy, antimicrobial and other treatments to impart functional properties to fabrics. Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated Leonard […]

Fundamentals of Direct Dyes

Recorded March 31, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The presentation will cover dyeing cellulosics (cotton, rayon) and their blends. The advantages and limitations, markets, dyeing chemistry and mechanisms, dye selection and parameters, and generalized dyeing procedures for direct dyes will be discussed. Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Nelson E. Houser […]

Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes

Recorded February 24, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes will cover their application to acrylic, modacrylic, cationic-dyeable polyester, and aramids. Opening with a general overview of cationic dyes, the presentation will focus on the key fundamentals and application parameters for each fiber. Nelson E. Houser, M. […]

Color Science & Applications

Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals

Register to view the recording of Dyestuff Chemistry Fundamentals presented by Bryan Dill, Archroma US Inc.  This Digital Lab is a primer in basic dyestuff chemistry and application for the beginner to intermediate level. The presentation starts with an overview of how we see color and proceeds to an overview of key dye classes. Dye […]

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles is a 2-day virtual event and features industry leaders and experts discussing a variety of topics including color, innovation, technology, detergents, laundering, reflective tape, testing, and product.  

Natural Dyes for Textiles

Join AATCC for Natural Dyes for Textiles on May 19-20, 2021! This two-day virtual event will be hosted by industry leaders, innovative creators, and top experts in the world of natural dyes. Discussions will explore market intel, dyestuff innovation, quality management, transparency, product development, and more!

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation Recorded April 21, 2021 Presented by Jiajun Liu, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD, North Carolina State University Digital printing is increasingly considered an important process in reproduction of colored substrates in the textile sector. Compared to conventional screen printing technologies, the advantages of digital textile printing include speed to […]

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Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles

Overview of Color and Colorants for Textiles Recorded February 18, 2021 Presented by Tova N. Williams, PhD, Southeast Reagent Sales Account Manager, TCI America Color is ubiquitous and can be produced for aesthetic and/or functional purposes.  Both natural and synthetic (man-made) colorants can be used to apply color to a variety of materials including textiles, […]

Pigment Applications for Textiles

Recorded October 26, 2017 Presented by Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager, First Source Worldwide and Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide Key points to be addressed in this presentation include: Insight of the chemical basis of pigmentation Discussion of pigment types and differences between them Pigment chemical properties Pigment performance properties Expectations of pigment […]

Basics of Sulfur Dyeing

Recorded September 10, 2015 Presented by Leon Moser, Consultant This webinar will provide a brief overview of the history and early development of sulfur dyes as well as a discussion of the basic properties of the modern dyes. The advantages and disadvantages of using these dyes on modern textile products will be addressed.  Current application methods for dyeing textile […]

Fundamentals of Direct Dyes

Recorded March 31, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The presentation will cover dyeing cellulosics (cotton, rayon) and their blends. The advantages and limitations, markets, dyeing chemistry and mechanisms, dye selection and parameters, and generalized dyeing procedures for direct dyes will be discussed. Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Nelson E. Houser […]

Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes

Recorded February 24, 2011 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA The Fundamentals of Cationic (Basic) Dyes will cover their application to acrylic, modacrylic, cationic-dyeable polyester, and aramids. Opening with a general overview of cationic dyes, the presentation will focus on the key fundamentals and application parameters for each fiber. Nelson E. Houser, M. […]

Dyeing with Vat Dyes Webinar

Recorded January 27, 2011 Presented by Don Carrigan, Passaic Color & Chemical The presentation on vat dyes will cover both exhaust and continuous applications. A discussion of the various sub-classes of vats along with application chemistry and parameters will be included. The influence of liquor ratio; dyeing temperature; and amount of reduction chemicals, alkali, and […]

Consumers & Commerce

Utilizing 3D Digital Technologies in Apparel Design Research

Are you interested in how technology is transforming the textile industry? Join Dr. Fatma Baytar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University, as she discusses the necessary changes in the apparel industry to leverage 3D digital technologies fully. Through her research, she introduces the use of 3D digital technologies for […]

Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements

Jennifer Hargrave, Senior Regulatory Consulting Specialist, Softlines, Bureau Veritas, presents Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements. This Digital Lab covers United States softlines labeling requirements: including Fiber Content Labeling, New York State Faux Fur Labeling, Care Labeling, Manufacturer’s Identification, Country of Origin, Law Labeling, and Tracking Labels for Children’s Products.

Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing Recorded December 3, 2020 Presented […]

Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect of Fabric Type, Washing Conditions, and Finishes

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect […]

What is Sustainability?

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. What is Sustainability? Recorded November 5, 2020 Presented by Renee Lamb, Assistant Professor, […]

Emerging Technology

Utilizing 3D Digital Technologies in Apparel Design Research

Are you interested in how technology is transforming the textile industry? Join Dr. Fatma Baytar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University, as she discusses the necessary changes in the apparel industry to leverage 3D digital technologies fully. Through her research, she introduces the use of 3D digital technologies for […]

AI in Textile Discovery – Pattern, GenAI, and Materials Digitization

What we read and hear of AI is mostly driven by hyperbolic media outlets who receive information from large corporations selling their latest product but much of the interesting, problem solving work goes on in the background. Register to hear CEO & Founder of Delvify, Charles Allard Jr., as he discusses the real insights and […]

Haptics and Textiles

The human touch: How do we define, determine, and deal with the tactile sense in the textile industry? How do humans experience a fabric’s feel? What factors influence this perception, and what are the limits to the human tactile experience? How can textile professionals integrate textile haptic evaluation into digital systems? In this digital lab, […]

E-Textiles Exploratory Series

Join AATCC and a talented group of subject matter experts for the E-Textiles Exploratory Series taking place July 21 – September 15, 2021 This 5-part virtual series will feature industry experts presenting a variety of topics including safety, data privacy, standards, methodology, cyber security, commercialization, as well as E-Textiles fundamentals. All five presentations will be […]

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Simulation for Textile Design

Simulation for Textile Design Recorded April 28, 2021 Presented by  Traci Lamar, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD,  North Carolina State University Simulation has the potential to replace all or part of the prototyping process and is increasingly considered a pre-production strategy for reducing time and cost. Faculty at NC State University are incorporating simulation technology […]

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Introduction to 4D Textiles

Introduction to 4D Textiles Recorded March 4, 2021 Presented by Chris Pastore, PhD, Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies and Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Thomas Jefferson University 4D Textiles are structures that respond to environment forces.  Typically these are produced by combining 3D printing with textile materials.  The behavior is achieved by storing […]

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Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value

Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value – The new rules of fit as a consumer-centric practice Recorded January 27, 2021 Presented by Jessica Couch, Founder, Luxor + Finch Consulting This presentation will focus on how fit based technology and strategies are the future of digital and physical retail. It will explore conventional and unconventional fit solutions addressing fit as […]

Marketing & Claim Substantiation

Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing Recorded December 3, 2020 Presented […]

Professional Development

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline:  A conversation on ways to recruit and retain talent in our industry Recorded March 24, 2021 Moderator: Jasmine Cox, Textile Technology Center at Gaston College Panelists: Apurba Banerjee, PhD, Milwaukee Tool; Sara Chester, The Industrial Commons; Monica Jackson-Buxton, PhD, Parkdale Inc. This digital lab is offered at no cost to […]

EBSCO Presents: Textile Technology Complete

EBSCO Presents: Textile Technology Complete Recorded January 12, 2021 Presented by Greg Weyman, EBSCO Information Services  Did you know AATCC members receive free access to the EBSCO Textile Technology Complete database?  This full-text database covers the scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Formerly the Institute of Textile Technology’s Textile Technology Digest, this resource […]

Specialized & Functional Textiles

Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday

This one-hour virtual presentation on Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday recorded on August 8, 2023, is presented by Dr. Andre West and Dr. Michael Roe with North Carolina State University. This presentation will address the study of insect morphology in relation to the structure and physical properties of fibers, yarns, fabrics and garments to create bite-resistance […]

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles

Fluorescence and High Visibility for Textiles is a 2-day virtual event and features industry leaders and experts discussing a variety of topics including color, innovation, technology, detergents, laundering, reflective tape, testing, and product.  

Flammability in Textiles and Polymers

Join AATCC for Flammability in Textiles and Polymers on June 16-17, 2021. This  two-day virtual event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability.

E-Textiles Exploratory Series

Join AATCC and a talented group of subject matter experts for the E-Textiles Exploratory Series taking place July 21 – September 15, 2021 This 5-part virtual series will feature industry experts presenting a variety of topics including safety, data privacy, standards, methodology, cyber security, commercialization, as well as E-Textiles fundamentals. All five presentations will be […]

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Introduction to 4D Textiles

Introduction to 4D Textiles Recorded March 4, 2021 Presented by Chris Pastore, PhD, Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies and Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Thomas Jefferson University 4D Textiles are structures that respond to environment forces.  Typically these are produced by combining 3D printing with textile materials.  The behavior is achieved by storing […]

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recorded February 10, 2021 Presented by Matthew Hardwick, PhD, President/CEO, ResInnova Laboratories PPE comes in many forms: gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, gowns, etc. The COVID-19 pandemic caused worldwide shortages in PPE and forced a reimagining of PPE. From disinfecting and reuse to incorporation of antimicrobial agents, […]

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Utilizing 3D Digital Technologies in Apparel Design Research

Are you interested in how technology is transforming the textile industry? Join Dr. Fatma Baytar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University, as she discusses the necessary changes in the apparel industry to leverage 3D digital technologies fully. Through her research, she introduces the use of 3D digital technologies for […]

Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements

Jennifer Hargrave, Senior Regulatory Consulting Specialist, Softlines, Bureau Veritas, presents Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements. This Digital Lab covers United States softlines labeling requirements: including Fiber Content Labeling, New York State Faux Fur Labeling, Care Labeling, Manufacturer’s Identification, Country of Origin, Law Labeling, and Tracking Labels for Children’s Products.

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation

Digital Printing Color Management and Evaluation Recorded April 21, 2021 Presented by Jiajun Liu, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD, North Carolina State University Digital printing is increasingly considered an important process in reproduction of colored substrates in the textile sector. Compared to conventional screen printing technologies, the advantages of digital textile printing include speed to […]

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline

Rebuilding the Textile Talent Pipeline:  A conversation on ways to recruit and retain talent in our industry Recorded March 24, 2021 Moderator: Jasmine Cox, Textile Technology Center at Gaston College Panelists: Apurba Banerjee, PhD, Milwaukee Tool; Sara Chester, The Industrial Commons; Monica Jackson-Buxton, PhD, Parkdale Inc. This digital lab is offered at no cost to […]

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Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value

Fit Technology: Balancing Shareholder and Stakeholder Value – The new rules of fit as a consumer-centric practice Recorded January 27, 2021 Presented by Jessica Couch, Founder, Luxor + Finch Consulting This presentation will focus on how fit based technology and strategies are the future of digital and physical retail. It will explore conventional and unconventional fit solutions addressing fit as […]

Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing Recorded December 3, 2020 Presented […]

Pigment Applications for Textiles

Recorded October 26, 2017 Presented by Gerald (Jerry) Fitzpatrick, Sales Manager, First Source Worldwide and Doug Thompson, Product Manager, First Source Worldwide Key points to be addressed in this presentation include: Insight of the chemical basis of pigmentation Discussion of pigment types and differences between them Pigment chemical properties Pigment performance properties Expectations of pigment […]

Fundamentals of Yarn and Fabric Preparation

Recorded January 28, 2016 Presented by Edwin T. Turner, Associate Director, Technical Services, Cotton Incorporated The preparation webinar will cover yarn and fabric lubricants/finishes and/or sizes that must be removed before subsequent processing, analysis to aid identification of materials to be removed, types of preparation, preparation chemicals and some of the machinery utilized for preparing […]

Basics of Sulfur Dyeing

Recorded September 10, 2015 Presented by Leon Moser, Consultant This webinar will provide a brief overview of the history and early development of sulfur dyes as well as a discussion of the basic properties of the modern dyes. The advantages and disadvantages of using these dyes on modern textile products will be addressed.  Current application methods for dyeing textile […]

Processing Fundamentals of Stretch Fabrics Containing Spandex

Recorded March 2, 2012 Presented by Nelson E. Houser, M. Dohmen USA Fabrics containing spandex elastomeric fibers are increasingly popular in all types of apparel. This webinar will include the properties of spandex, typical wet processing routes, and processing issues such as preparation, dyeing, and finishing. Included in the webinar will be comments on dye […]

Sustainability

Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday

This one-hour virtual presentation on Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday recorded on August 8, 2023, is presented by Dr. Andre West and Dr. Michael Roe with North Carolina State University. This presentation will address the study of insect morphology in relation to the structure and physical properties of fibers, yarns, fabrics and garments to create bite-resistance […]

Sustainability in Textiles

Sustainability in Textiles features industry leaders and academic experts exploring environmental challenges and solutions across the supply chain, from raw materials to finished goods and beyond. Speakers will discuss new research, upcoming innovation, test methods, raw materials, fiber fragmentation, dyeing and finishing, as well as certifications, LCAs, and other topics.

Natural Dyes for Textiles

Join AATCC for Natural Dyes for Textiles on May 19-20, 2021! This two-day virtual event will be hosted by industry leaders, innovative creators, and top experts in the world of natural dyes. Discussions will explore market intel, dyestuff innovation, quality management, transparency, product development, and more!

Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing Recorded December 3, 2020 Presented […]

Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect of Fabric Type, Washing Conditions, and Finishes

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic Environments: The Effect […]

What is Sustainability?

Why has sustainability suddenly become so popular? Are you concerned about microplastics pollution? What is the key terminology of material recycling and the best industry practices. Join AATCC for our Sustainable Digital Series to learn the answers to these questions and more. What is Sustainability? Recorded November 5, 2020 Presented by Renee Lamb, Assistant Professor, […]

Textile Structures & Design

Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday

This one-hour virtual presentation on Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday recorded on August 8, 2023, is presented by Dr. Andre West and Dr. Michael Roe with North Carolina State University. This presentation will address the study of insect morphology in relation to the structure and physical properties of fibers, yarns, fabrics and garments to create bite-resistance […]

E-Textiles Exploratory Series

Join AATCC and a talented group of subject matter experts for the E-Textiles Exploratory Series taking place July 21 – September 15, 2021 This 5-part virtual series will feature industry experts presenting a variety of topics including safety, data privacy, standards, methodology, cyber security, commercialization, as well as E-Textiles fundamentals. All five presentations will be […]

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Simulation for Textile Design

Simulation for Textile Design Recorded April 28, 2021 Presented by  Traci Lamar, PhD, and Lisa Chapman, PhD,  North Carolina State University Simulation has the potential to replace all or part of the prototyping process and is increasingly considered a pre-production strategy for reducing time and cost. Faculty at NC State University are incorporating simulation technology […]

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Introduction to 4D Textiles

Introduction to 4D Textiles Recorded March 4, 2021 Presented by Chris Pastore, PhD, Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies and Engineering, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Thomas Jefferson University 4D Textiles are structures that respond to environment forces.  Typically these are produced by combining 3D printing with textile materials.  The behavior is achieved by storing […]

Textile Testing

Proficiency Testing for Textile Labs: Finding Your Provider

Do you value dependable testing results for your fabric and textile testing? Are you on the journey of ensuring your lab’s accreditation? Tap the resources of AATCC, an experienced Proficiency Testing Provider for textile test methods.   In this presentation, you will learn about Proficiency Testing Programs available for the textile industry. Join Garry Atkinson, […]

Haptics and Textiles

The human touch: How do we define, determine, and deal with the tactile sense in the textile industry? How do humans experience a fabric’s feel? What factors influence this perception, and what are the limits to the human tactile experience? How can textile professionals integrate textile haptic evaluation into digital systems? In this digital lab, […]

Detergent & Laundering Digital Lab

AATCC Standard Detergent: A Fresh Spin Washing fabrics is a key part of quality control testing in the textile industry. Choosing the right detergent impacts the testing results, and ultimately determines consumer satisfaction. This session will cover common questions about AATCC Standard Reference Detergents, including which to use depending on the application, proper storage, and […]

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Efficacy Testing of Antimicrobial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Recorded February 10, 2021 Presented by Matthew Hardwick, PhD, President/CEO, ResInnova Laboratories PPE comes in many forms: gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, gowns, etc. The COVID-19 pandemic caused worldwide shortages in PPE and forced a reimagining of PPE. From disinfecting and reuse to incorporation of antimicrobial agents, […]

Trade, Regulation, & Compliance

Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements

Jennifer Hargrave, Senior Regulatory Consulting Specialist, Softlines, Bureau Veritas, presents Textile & Apparel Labeling Essentials: United States Softlines Labeling Requirements. This Digital Lab covers United States softlines labeling requirements: including Fiber Content Labeling, New York State Faux Fur Labeling, Care Labeling, Manufacturer’s Identification, Country of Origin, Law Labeling, and Tracking Labels for Children’s Products.

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