Sustainability Aspects in Smart/Functional Textiles
Received Date: July 12, 2018; Published Date: August 14, 2018
The consumer and industrial textile fabrics have grown to a multi-billion dollars market now a day, particularly, smart and functional materials (that are used for their extended functional features like water repelling, UV shielding, antibacterial etc.) are the current trend of consumer and institutional textiles and clothing. These smart and functional textiles have several applications in almost every field of life namely fashion, protection, medical, sports, uniforms, sensors and last but not the least packaging.