Friday, September 18, 2009

[ Technical Textiles - Swimwear that dries instantly uses nanotechnology.]


3rd March 2009, New York - Sun Dry Technologies, a division of Solestrom International, has launched a line of swimwear that dries itself instantly. Sun Dry Swim features a quick dry nanotechnology enhanced swimwear fabric that the company says sheds water as naturally as skin. It claims that water beads off Sun Dry water repellent swimwear and after wearing,the suits are simply shaken to dry.

Amy Hardin, Sun Dry Technologies explains the technology as "Optimal technical performance paired with ultimate comfort. Sun Dry Swim fabrics are treated using our proprietary methods with a nanotechnology process that is inert, UV stable, and completely harmless to skin. Our non-toxic nanotechnology treatment is water based and environmentally friendly."

Sun Dry Swim fabric has an invisible nanotechnology mesh around each fibre, creating a permanent water repelling material without interfering with the fabric structure. The company says this effect creates an easy to clean, breathable protected surface with water resistant properties, the material cannot soak up liquid, while the fabric still looks and performs like top quality swimsuit fabric.

In summary the main features of Sun Dry Swim are, a breathable four way stretch fabric. fast dry material, liquids pearl and easily roll off, long lasting surface protection. Additional features are extreme chlorine resistance, colourfast in sun, chlorine and sand and water resistance is not affected by UV Rays.

Sun Dry Swim and Sun Dry Swim Sport bathing suits are available in a selection of men's, ladies and children's fashion, sports and aqua fitness swimming suits. Sizes range from 0-22 for ladies, S -2XL for men and Children's from 4-16.

Sun Dry Technologies was formed in 2005 to fill a niche of providing accessible nanotechnology textile products to consumers. The company offers a wide range of technologically advanced textiles, such as canvas awnings and signs, performance apparel fabrics, and vehicle and watercraft textiles.

SOURCE

http://http://www.knittingindustry.com/articles/SunDry281.php

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