WILMINGTON, Del. — January 25, 2018 — DuPont Advanced Materials today announced the newest offering from DuPont™ Intexar™ — a powered smart clothing technology for on-body heating. Intexar Heat is a thin, lightweight and durable heating solution for outdoor clothing that is designed to be easily integrated into garments. DuPont will highlight Intexar Heat in partnership with the Formosa Taffeta Co. (FTC) at the upcoming ISPO Munich trade show, January 28-31, in Munich, Germany, at FTC’s booth C3 544.
“Intexar Heat is a revolutionary stretchable ink and film that when powered, creates a comfortable warmth,” said Michael Burrows, global business manager, DuPont Advanced Materials. “Our team has worked hard to develop a heater that feels like fabric, doesn’t rely on cables, thick wires or big batteries, and can stand up to very cold environments. From outdoor enthusiasts to industrial workers, Intexar Heat can help conquer the elements in comfort, increasing focus and improving performance.”
FTC is the first textile manufacturer to take advantage of Intexar Heat technology as part of its Permawarm™ line. Permawarm delivers clothing brands a complete garment heater system including the Intexar heater, connectors and control software.
“With Permawarm, clothing brands can focus on garment design and brand engagement. We are taking the guesswork out of bringing their customers safe and comfortable heated garments,” said James Lee, president, FTC.
Intexar materials also can enable biometric monitoring in smart clothing. Pulse rate, respiratory rate, muscle activity and form awareness are all measurable using sensors and conductive pathways built from Intexar.
Posted January 25, 2018
Source: DuPont Advanced Materials