Enschede, 9 April 2020 – SaXcell, a spin-off from Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, will set up a pilot programme in a new production facility to create high-grade textile out of used textile. In a pilot plant
Project ‘From Workwear to Workwear’ started. In this project, researches work in close cooperation with partners from the industry to implement SaXcell fibres in the workwear market. Big volumes, high quality and sustainability are of great importance. Old workwear will
In cooperation with one of our partners Wevotex, a terry towel is produced containing SaXcell fibres. The towel is woven from cotton yarns and SaXcell yarns, where the SaXcell yarns are used for the logo and border, as present on the
Saxion Research Group Smart Functional Materials, presented research results of a successful first phase of upscaling of recycled cotton, during the conference ‘Upscaling of Cotton Recycling, SaXcell’. Within the TechForFuture (TFF) project ‘Upscaling of Cotton Recycling, SaXcell’, researchers produced 90kg of SaXcell
The SaXcell research team has tailored a V-neck pullover for the 10 years anniversary of Waternet. The yarn-dyed SaXcell fibers were knitted and subsequently embroidered with both Saxion and Waternet logo.
The SaXcell research team was invited by RIETER, the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning, to test SaXell fibers on the most modern machines for spinning of short staple fibers. Preliminary tests have shown that SaXcell fibers
A new batch of 90kg SaXcell fibre has been produced from cotton waste. This will be processed into 100% SaXcell yarn for further research.
Gerrit Bouwhuis and Ger Brinks received a take-off subsidy of €40.000 from the national transition board Sia, for the invention of SaXcell. The subsidy will be used for further research and development of the SaXcell fibre.