Washability and E-Textiles


Smart Fabrics are Coming, But What About Washability and E-textiles Degradation?


By Madison Maxey

Originally published Jun 11, 2019

One of the most frequent questions we get about smart fabrics is “can I wash it?”. Sometimes companies provide a yes, or a no, but truthfully, the answer is not that simple. Sometimes a “yes” can mean that you can wash it by hand and hang dry. Sometimes a “no” may mean washing causes too much damage for one use case, but not the one you’re looking for. Either way, a binary answer may be misleading.

Learn more about how to think about washing e-textiles by reading the original article on FashNerd.

Madison Maxey