|Title: New Method to Prevent Wool Fabrics from Burning|
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Technology Description: ARS scientists in
The textile industry will be able to adapt this technology and use it for current wool fabrics and textiles to impart heat-resistance to existing textile clothing and material lines. The technology could be used for children’s clothing, as well as for military personnel and other personnel who are exposed to extremely fire-hazardous situations.
Reference: Please refer to S.N. 11/211,828 (Docket #0148.04), “Methods of Inhibiting the Burning of Natural Fibers, Synthetic Fibers, or Mixtures Thereof, or Fabric or Yarn Composed of Natural Fibers, Synthetic Fibers, or Mixtures Thereof, and Products Produced by Such Methods,” which was filed on August 25, 2005. Foreign rights are available. This is a method to improve the burning behavior of ARS processed wool (USPN 7,090,701, issued August 15, 2006).