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A ‘Candy Cane’ Polymer Could Sweeten Battery Life for Smart Textiles

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

A “candy cane” polymer being developed could weave power for future functional fabrics and devices. Researchers from the U.K.’s University of Cambridge report they’ve developed a new material by weaving two polymers together in a way that vastly increases charge storage capacity. The material is intended for use in products such as self-drying apparel and…

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