Electronic and Technical Textiles - An introduction to the world of Smart-Functional Textiles and its relevance for construction industry Dr. Pramod Agrawal & Ir. Ger Brinks Chair – Functional Smart Materials, Saxion, Enschede, NL RESEARCH CENTER DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY, SAXION, ENSCHEDE, NL Kom verder. Saxion.Mini Symposium -Marktplaats Nieuwe Materialen 22nd May 2012 OMA HQ, Rotterdam NL
Saxion facts and figures 24.000 students (Enschede, Deventer & Apeldoorn) Education: 60 bachelor, 11 master, 7 associated degree studies 13 Academies One of the biggest private institutes of higher education in The Netherlands Applied research: 6 research centres and 40 chairsKom verder. Saxion.
Research Centre Design & Technology Academy Creative Academy Life Technology sciences, Engineering and Design Research- center D&T Business office Chairs FacilitiesKom verder. Saxion.
Six Coherent Chairs Media Technology Ambient Fashion Materials Design Intelligence Design Societal theme Concept- development Product- development Product Market € Industrial Smart Functional Nanotechnology Design Materials In development: mechatronicsKom verder. Saxion.
Our Mission: Knowledge → cash flow UTwente Saxion Industry Academic Innovative Market Development research research € > 4 yrs < 2 yrs 1 yr Chair Eng. Fibrous Smart Materials at Twente University Chair Functional Smart Materials at Saxion University New knowledge available for the industryKom verder. Saxion.
End-user /Market € High Tech Materials and Systems (HTMS) - € 7 millions from Overijsel province HTSM themes East Nederland Performance or Functionalities Healthcare & Wellbeing ICT Embedded Sustainability Ambient Safety & Security Design Mobility Buidling & Construction (sub-) system Materials Components Production TechnologyKom verder. Saxion.
Textile markets 40% Clothing/fashion Technical textile Market 30% Interior: carpet, curtains, upholstery 30% Technical textile: very divers Technical textile is leadingTrends Feeling good, looking good, being healthy Mass customisation and personalised Safety & Service SustainabilityKom verder. Saxion.
TEXTILES: Wearable & Non Wearable Conventional Textile Technical Textile Smart-Intelligent• Mainly for esthetic • mainly achievement Textile functional objectives functional • Passive/ Active/ Ultra active smart • textile adapting to surrounding • often electronic component (E-textiles)Kom verder. Saxion.
3D Textiles for building and constructions Advantages: • Light and flexible • Limiting damage from impact falling, collision • Limit the use of materials. • Good recyclability material • Energy saving in mobility • Air / light transmittance, heat regulating (translucent or insulating), Applications • Insulating materials • Separation element (wall / ceiling Modint concept). Routekaart 2030 projectKom verder. Saxion.
I. Passive Smart Textiles Passive Smart Textiles or Chemical Functional Textiles: Textile which provides additional feature irrespective of the change in the environment. Key applications / Textile APP’s Self cleaning, Release systems, Humidity control systems, Anti bacterial, Colour change system, anti-odour, Radiation protection, Anti-static, etc. Enabling technologiesKom verder. Saxion.
Self Cleaning StrategiesCleaning after it gets dirty (Cure) Additional benefits – Air purifier – Anti odour – Antimicrobial – UV filter Anti Smog: An Innovation Centre in Sustainable Development: Prototype, Paris, France. The exterior is fitted with 250 square meters of solar photovoltaic panels and coated in titanium dioxide (TiO2). The PV system produces on-site electrical energy while the TiO2 coating works with ultraviolet radiation to interact with particulates in the air, break down organics and reduce air born pollutants and contaminants.Kom verder. Saxion.
Xennia Carnelian® with Trident® printhead Local treatment of fibresHigh precision 3-axis piezo based DoD printer • Functional materials dispensing • The Carnelian comes with a choice of industrial piezo printheads (e.g Trident) • Fluid testing and development Kom verder. Saxion.
II. Active Smart - Electronics Textiles • Electronic textiles/ Intelligent textiles / E-textiles / Wearable Electronics / Wearable computes etc: Textile which adapts their functionality to changing environment automatically. • In this area new concepts are being investigated where nanomaterials, electronics (LED/OLEDS), phase change materials, and stimuli sensitive polymers are being integrated into textile structures for active functionality.Kom verder. Saxion.
Active Smart Textiles – Key Components Essentials • Conductivity • Power supply • Lights • Connectors • Textiles Applications All the sectors of technical textiles http://www.fabrick.it/Kom verder. Saxion.
Active Smart /Electronic Textiles Incorporation of: Sensors and actuators MP3, GPS, GSM, Ipod, Iphone Ipad Energy harvesting systems Plastic electronics Markets: Personal protective garments Medical systems Sports and Leisure NichesKom verder. Saxion.
Building & Construction Fuzzy Light Wall Maggie Orth and Joanna Berzowska www.ifmachines.comKom verder. Saxion.
How the Products Looks Like?Kom verder. Saxion.
Example of Canadian textile industry Electronic textiles Phase changing materials Shape memory materials Functional membrane or coating Anti-bacterial Anti-contaminant Carbon nanotube Electrospinning Titanium dioxide nanoparticles Hybrid nonwoven and warp knit Lamination Coating of nonwovens Composite nonwovens – plastics Plasma surface treatments Digital printing technology Canadian hemp2010 Cellulosic fibers Designing recyclable fabrics Fibre identification sorting technology Textiles with a high energy-storage Energy-producing textiles Luminous textiles Recognition technology for “signature”Kom verder. Saxion.
Research team – KCDT Saxion Petra Gerrit Eliza Ger Brinks Pramod Agrawal Henk Gooijer Grevinga Bottenberg Bouwhuis Ton Harry Marina Marijn Lemmens Anton Luiken Sanderink Toeters WarmoeskerkenKom verder. Saxion.
Challenge & Solutions Challenge: Integration of smart textiles in architectural design. Solution: Vision of the future leading to New materials New technology Design process New industrial infrastructure With intense focus on sustainabilityKom verder. Saxion.