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PCT Notable Inventions: Sports Fabric

A high performance fabric containing activated carbon from coconut shells.   Chosen as one of Time Magazine's Most Amazing Inventions of 2005.

Sports Fabric
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PCT Application:
  • (WO 03/089526) IMPRINTING METHODS FOR COATING A TEXTILE WITH SOLID PARTICLES
  • (WO 03/000979) A TREATED YARN AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME
Selection of references: Best Inventions 2005: Thin Skins
Time Magazine, November 13, 2005
Links: Official Traptek web site

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