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Wool's benefit in dynamic circumstances

This investment seeks to develop a new test method to demonstrate wool's greater thermal comfort during physical activity than other fibre types. This knowledge gap currently limits the apparel industry's ability to specify the most appropriate fabrics for sports and activewear markets. The project will generate new test and/or protocols for measuring the microclimate regulating ability of fabric and measures of human comfort during activity.

Project date

1 Jul 2018-30 Jun 2021

Principal investigator

Emiel DenHartog

Research organisation

North Carolina State University

Project led by

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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