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CENTROCOT: Clothing for UV Protection

The intense exposure to the sun and frequent outdoor stays can damage the skin. Protection from UV radiation is vital and the clothing plays a very important role in this regards. Centrocot, has just completed its research aimed to identify the structural parameters that are more significant for skin protection. This project allowed optimizing the design of textiles considering different service conditions in order to obtain the maximum protective level and to apply UV absorbers only if they are essential. This approach helped to understand how to produce a fabric that is both protective and environmentally friendly. Read more

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