Functional textiles are in huge demand. According to statistics, the global functional textile market has annual sales of 50 billion U.S. dollars, and the demand for Chinese textiles is also around 50 billion yuan. At the same time, it is predicted that the sales of the functional textile market will increase by 3.8% every year in the future. The new technology and new products are constantly updated, and the market prospect is bright.
According to different functions, people's functional requirements for clothing fabrics include:
Light use requirements: such as machine washable (lightweight, easy to wash), washable and wearable (quick-drying, non-ironing, smooth appearance, shape retention), and wear casually;
Safety and health care requirements: comfortable (moisture absorption, ventilation, no itching, no cold feeling, etc.), harmless and healthy (antibacterial, deodorant, anti-ultraviolet, magnetic heating, etc.), safe (anti-heat, anti-cold, anti-compression, anti-cosmic ray and anti-corrosion, anti-static, flame retardant, etc.), green environmental protection (no pollution to the environment, etc.).
Let us look at some common sports functional fabrics below:
Wearing this fabric is very comfortable, and we can't feel the discomfort caused by sweat during exercise; This kind of fabric can make body sweat drain to the surface of clothing faster; Quick-drying fabrics usually use micro porous membrane, so that the pore size of the membrane is between the smallest diameter of water droplets and the largest diameter of water or air molecules, and then the membrane is combined with the outer fabric to give the fabric a quick-drying function.
Waterproof and breathable fabric
Wearing this fabric for outdoor sports, you don't have to worry about getting wet even if it rains heavily; Polyurethane (PU) coating, rainproof and breathable; PTFE membrane is a waterproof breather membrane that has good water resistance and air permeability, and its performance is stable in the temperature range of -250°C ~ +260°C;
Windproof fleece fabric
It can meet the requirements of outdoor sportsmen for windproof and warmth in cold weather; it has excellent windproof and warmth-keeping properties.