A new, natural wax coating that makes garments water-resistant and breathable

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 Researchers have made a non-toxic coating solution with wax obtained from Brazilian palm tree leaves.

Period30 Sep 2019

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  • TitleA new, natural wax coating that makes garments water-resistant and breathable
    Date30/09/2019
    DescriptionThere is a growing concern over the environmental impact of textile production and many waterproof products on the market are prepared with toxic chemicals. This is increasing demand for new sustainable material alternatives, but making non-toxic, breathable and waterproof textiles, sustainably and economically has thus far proven to be a challenge.
    URLhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190930114748.htm
    PersonsNina Forsman, Matilda Tuure