The global textile market is driven by growing fashion industry, stringent industrial regulations for the usage of protective clothing and increased use of technical textiles in industrial and medical applications. Textiles are used in various applications, most commonly in clothing and in the manufacture of other household products such as bed sheets, curtains and carpets.
The global textile market is segmented into fabrics, yarns and fibres. Fabrics leads the overall textiles market. Fabrics are obtained by blending different fibres through weaving and knitting. Fibres are further categorized into natural and synthetic fibres. Natural fibres are made from animal and plant products such as wool, silk and cotton. Synthetic fibres are manufactured from polymers such as nylon, acrylic and polyester.
Recent technological developments in nanotechnology is transforming the global textile industry. Factors such as increased adoption of smart wearables, miniaturization of electronic components and rapid growth of low cost wireless sensor networks have led to the emergence of smart textiles. Smart textile is the integration of electronic components into textiles with the help of nano-electronics, nano- biotechnology and nano-materials. Smart textiles are used for various applications such as health monitoring, actuation and response, health management and communication. They can be connected to smartphones, trackers and other electronic devices.
Increasing concern for safety of industrial workers and stringent regulations towards protecting them have resulted in the increased demand for protective fabrics. These fabrics are used to manufacture protective clothing which are specifically designed to protect individuals from work related hazards. Protective clothing are used in various industries such as manufacturing and construction, firefighting, healthcare, military, law enforcement and mining.
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