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Free TAPPI Webinar Next Week: Sustainable Fibers for Nonwovens

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TAPPI’s Nonwovens Division (NET) is presenting a free webinar on June 10 at 12:00 p.m. EST called Sustainable Fibers for Nonwovens.

There is a wide diversity of fibers that can be processed in nonwovens applications. In recent years, there has been a push for sustainability in the textile and nonwovens industries. In this topical webinar, Dr. Brian George will discuss:

  • Important fiber properties and some of their functional applications
  • Recent advances in making fibers more sustainable
  • Fibers from novel sources that can be used for nonwovens

About the Presenter

Dr. Brian George is an Associate Professor of Engineering and Director of Nonwovens Labs and Graduate Engineering Programs at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. George earned his Bachelor of Textile Science and a PhD in Fiber & Polymer Science, both at NC State University (1989-1999). Over the past two decades, he has taught classes in nonwovens, testing of textiles, various aspects of textile production and characterization, and materials science. His research focuses primarily on nonwovens and the utilization of non-traditional materials in textile applications.

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Reserve your space today.


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