Monday, July 27, 2009

[ Technical Textiles - Gelling fibre’s benefits demonstrated.]


Researchers with ConvaTec Wound Therapeutics have recently presented a series of in vitro studies demonstrating the advanced features and fluid handling capacity of the company’s proprietary dressings containing Hydrofiber Technology. This is a pure polymeric sodium carboxymethylcellulose derived from natural cellulose and spun into fibres. Upon contact with wound exudate, fluid is absorbed directly into the fibres, which coalesce to form a cohesive gel.


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