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Medical Textiles

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27-3-2019 4:00 PM

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A vital aspect of the textile industry is creating materials for medical use. Medical textiles come in all different shapes and sizes. They can be used to create something as simple as a bandage or something more extreme like sutures. Martin Bide, a TMD professor at the University of Rhode Island, discussed his experience with creating medical textiles and shed light on how lengthy the process can be before achieving the final product. In order to have any success in this area of the industry you need to be familiar with innovation in medical textiles, the stages it takes to create them, and what they are being used for.

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Mar 27th, 4:00 PM

Medical Textiles

A vital aspect of the textile industry is creating materials for medical use. Medical textiles come in all different shapes and sizes. They can be used to create something as simple as a bandage or something more extreme like sutures. Martin Bide, a TMD professor at the University of Rhode Island, discussed his experience with creating medical textiles and shed light on how lengthy the process can be before achieving the final product. In order to have any success in this area of the industry you need to be familiar with innovation in medical textiles, the stages it takes to create them, and what they are being used for.