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March 31, 2017


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FabricWorks, Smart Fabrics, wearable Technology and Therapeutic Fabrics that Promote Wellness

FabricWorks provides a platform to promote health or wellness through the use of Smart Fabrics containing wearable technology that integrates biosensors for monitoring heart and respiration rates, or through the use of Therapeutic Fabrics that utilize technical fibers and yarns that restore energy to the body. The small "Snip-It" ads/descriptions, contained in the FabricWorks feature, give you a chance to "Learn More" about the specific therapeutic or wearable technologies contained in each product being viewed, therefore making you a Smarter Shopper.

The "Snip-It" ads also give you the chance to visit online catalogs, or they provide you with a list of retail stores where you can see other products containing the specific technology featured in the ad.

Manufacturers are invited to use the "Snip-Its" to inform consumers of the innovative fabrics that are available to promote health and wellbeing.

NEWS & VIEWS
Cotton coated in graphene-based ink may support a sustainable, cheap wearable The cheap, sustainable technology could find applications from healthcare to sportswear. Read more… Nanotechnology bandage speeds up healing The bandage is particularly helpful for diabetics because the dressing releases a natural chemical diabetics don't produce enough of, but is crucial for body repair. Read more…
MIT’s New Intelligent Material Writhes and Curls to Changes in Heat It functions in a similar manner to the pores on human skin, tightening and loosening based on exposure to various temperatures. Read more… Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group This group of companies, universities and government labs that are working on futuristic technologies. Read more…
Introducing the little black graphene dress Science and fashion have been brought together to create the world’s most technically advanced dress, the intu Little Black Graphene Dress. Read more… Meet The Garment-Sewing Robot That Could Disrupt The Textile Industry The last time a piece of technology significantly overhauled the textile industry, it was 1842 with the invention of the sewing machine. Today, robots can handle parts of the garment-making process—cutting fabric, for instance—but human hands are still needed to feed fabric into sewing machines. Read more…
SNIP-ITs
Check out these "Snip-It" products, and learn how Smart Fabrics and specialty therapeutic fabrics can enhance your energy, promote healing, and more. Whether for a person or a pet, these Smart Fabrics have been clinically tested and proven to improve sleep, promote recovery from a workout, and even monitor your body.  
Apparel & Wraps:


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® BLUE T-SHIRTS
This shirt is made of a comfortable and breathable material that is designed to be both stylish and therapeutic. The T-Shirts are versatile enough to wear casually, use during athletic activities, to sleep in, or as a base layer on chilly days. The Draper Body Therapy Blue T-Shirts contain 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Tencel. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SHOULDER WRAP
This Body Therapy® Shoulder Wrap offers comfortable, luxurious therapeutic relief in a versatile wrap. The Wrap is 24" x 5" and is made for relief in the shoulders/neck and helps to ease tension. It is available in gray (37% Celliant® Polyester/63% Cotton) or blue (50% Celliant® (Polyester/50% Tencel ), with a flax seed filler inside. It can be placed in the freezer for soothing cool therapy or in the microwave for a soothing heat.
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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® GRAY INFINITY SCARF
This comfortable and fashionable Infinity Scarf can easily be folded and draped around the shoulders and neck, providing protection from the elements and keeping your shoulders and neck loose and limber. The Draper Body Therapy Gray Infinity Scarf contains 37 % Celliant® (Polyester) and 63% Cotton. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® WINTER CAP
This fuzzy and comfortable cap provides the wearer protection in cooler weather with added therapeutic benefits. It is used over the ears and crown area (head) to provide an increase in circulation along with regulation of body temperature. The Draper Body Therapy Winter Cap contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Polyester. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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Beddings & Pet:


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SLEEP LINERS
This Body Therapy® Sleep Liner offers therapeutic benefits while you sleep. The Sleep Liner allows you to use your already comfortable mattress, while helping to relieve soreness/tension throughout the body. The Draper Body Therapy Sleep Liner contains 85 % Celliant® (Polyester)/15% Recycled PET (Polyester). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber, containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG BEDS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Bed offers a high-quality therapeutic bed for relief from surgery, injuries or arthritic conditions. The Dog Bed have contains (Face: 50% Celliant® Polyester/50% Wool; Back: 100% Polyester; Inner Bed: 50% Polyester/50% Cotton; Fill: 100% Recycled PET). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
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DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG COATS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Coat is a lightweight breathable cool-coat design for canines offering a convenient way to deliver therapeutic benefits to your canine for all day relief. The coat works as a layering item or immersed in water to help cool even the hottest pooch. The Draper Canine Therapy Dog Coat contains 50% Celliant® (Polyester)/50% Hydrotec.
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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® NAP BLANKETS
This Body therapy® Nap Blanket offers a comfortable/snuggable blanket for use at home or on the road. The Nap Blanket can be used on the couch, your favorite chair or even during sporting events. The Draper Therapies Nap Blanket contains 50 % Celliant® (Polyester)/50% Wool. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into the polyester fiber.
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