A project to develop high-tech protective gear for Canadian troops could also be a big win for the Western Canadian textile sector, says researcher Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology).
Firefighters risk their lives battling blazes, and aging protective gear can put them at even greater risk. Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology) is working with industry to reduce that risk with a sensor that can detect the gradual breakdown in garments from exposure to heat, moisture and…
Textile scientist Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology) is leading research on “self-decontaminating” medical gowns and masks that could also be washed and reused.
Heavy equipment operator enlists help of textile scientists to develop garments expected to hit the market this year.