Nylon fibres are the most often used fibre type in automobile textiles because they are strong, durable, resilient, and elastic. A specialised textile used in the transportation and automotive industries is known as an automotive textile. The selection of automobile textile is based on factors such as safety, comfort, and aesthetics.
The fabric used on 90% of all vehicle seats is virtually always a tri-laminate polyester. Wool, wool mixes, leather, and synthetic leather are also employed. Polyester fabric is one type of tri-laminate.
Polyurethane foam is a type of foam. Vinyl is the most popular choice among car owners since it is simple to clean and maintain. It comes in a variety of colours, making it suited for various types of vehicles, whether commercial or private.
INDIA AUTOMOTIVE FABRIC MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST
The India automotive fabric market accounted for $XX Billion in 2022 and is anticipated to reach $XX Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of XX% from 2023 to 2030.
NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH
Lear Corp. is releasing a recycled plastic bottle inside fabric for automobiles. Lear Corp., Southfield, Michigan, has announced the launch of a 100% recyclable sueded material in seats and door panel applications with a major automaker. According to Lear, the new material, named ReNewKnit, is the first-to-market automotive textile that is totally recyclable at the end of its life cycle.
It is made with recycled materials at the company’s facilities in the United Kingdom and Poland, using 100 percent renewable electricity. According to the firm, the material was created by Guilford Performance Textiles by Lear and is made entirely of recycled plastic bottles.
ReNewKnit fibres are spun from polyester yarn and completed with a foam-free recycled fleece backing, reducing water and energy usage even more during the manufacturing process.According to Lear, the material “challenges notions of reused and recycled textiles with a diverse spectrum of textures appropriate for a variety of interior uses and better functioning.”
“At Lear, they are positioning their surface material offerings to what they believe is the future—a global circular economy where repurposed textiles can be infinitely recycled to become the ultimate raw material for sustainable manufacturing and design,” ReNewKnit aligns with the vision automakers have for offering a premium look and feel without sacrificing the sense of luxury and performance expected from a suede-like material.”
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