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CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

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CSIRO is Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - one of the world's largest and most diverse scientific research institutions whose work is finding ways to improve quality of life and economic performance.

CSIRO offers industry access to a multi-disciplinary pool of talent and facilities that are at the leading edge of international research. CSIRO research groups are involved in collaborations to help solve problems in all sectors of industry. Types of commercial arrangements include:

  • collaborative research
  • contract research
  • commercial licensing agreements
  • consulting and technical services

 

Division of Manufacturing Science and Technology
Polymer Fabrication Group
http://www.cmst.csiro.au/material/pf.htm
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

High performance carpet fibre
Chief Researchers: Jenkins Dr M, Gozukara Ye_im
Supervisor: Christie Dr G
Sponsor: Fibremakers (Aust) Pty Ltd
Duration: -2002
Descriptors: CARPETS; FIBRES; MELT SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Antifouling/Antibacterial fibres for marine and domestic applications
Chief Researcher: Dal Dr B
Supervisors: Jenkins Dr M, Christie Dr G
Sponsors: Unitika; Tooltech Pty Ltd
Duration: -2002
Descriptors: CONTROLLED RELEASE; MELT SPINNING
Research Fields Classification:
291042 Composite Materials
290309 Safety and Quality


Fire-resistant polymer fibres
Chief Researchers: Jenkins Dr M, Dal Dr B
Supervisor: Jenkins Dr M
Duration: -2003
Descriptors: BICOMPONENT; COMPOSITES; FIRE-RESISTANCE
Research Fields Classification:
291042 Composite Materials
290309 Safety and Quality


Microscale control of conjugated fibre structure
Chief Researchers: Jenkins Dr M, Beh Dr H
Supervisor: Jenkins Dr M
Duration: -2002
Descriptor: BICOMPONENT SYNTHETIC YARN
Research Field Classification:
291042 Composite Materials

 

Division of Textile and Fibre Technology
http://www.tft.csiro.au/
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Laserscan/Fleecescan
Chief Researcher: Aspros B
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptor: FIBRE TESTING
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Cotton fineness and maturity measurement
Chief Researcher: Naylor G
Sponsor: Cotton Research and Development Corporation
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptor: FIBRE TESTING
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Textile processing lubricants
Chief Researcher: Haigh M
Sponsor: Cognis
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: LUBRICANTS; PROCESSING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


High efficiency doffer and worker wire
Chief Researcher: Atkinson K
Sponsor: ECC Platt
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: CARDING; NONWOVENS; WORSTED
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Combing - Noil measurement
Chief Researcher: Atkinson K
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COMBING; WORSTED
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


ACIAR Specification for Chinese and Indian mills
Chief Researcher: Humphries B
Sponsor: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: FIBRE SPECIFICATION; PROCESSING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


ACIAR environment project
Chief Researcher: Christoe J
Sponsor: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: EFFLUENT; ENVIRONMENT
Research Field Classification:
291199 Environmental Engineering nec


Coloured yarn clearer
Chief Researcher: Ramsay D
Sponsor: Premier Polytronics
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: INSTRUMENTATION; YARNS
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Backwashing and spinning
Chief Researcher: Robinson G
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: PREPARING; SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Air jet spinning knitwear
Chief Researcher: Gordon S
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: KNITTING; SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Continuous cotton and cotton/wool bleaching
Chief Researcher: Cai J
Sponsor: Australian Cotton Cooperative Research Centre
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: BLEACHING; COTTON; FINISHING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Measuring cotton maturity
Chief Researcher: Gordon S
Sponsor: Cotton Research and Development Corporation
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COTTON; INSTRUMENTATION
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Nonwoven web and fabric monitor
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Krajevski A
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: CARDING; INSTRUMENTATION; NONWOVENS
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Wool plasma processing
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Denning R
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: PILLING; SHRINK RESIST; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Electret filtration
Chief Researchers: Schutz J, Finn N
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: FILTRATION; NONWOVENS
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Technical textiles plasma processing
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Dai J, Schutz J
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: PLASMA; SURFACE PREPARATION
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Scouring detergents
Chief Researcher: Christoe J
Sponsor: Cognis
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: SCOURING; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
259903 Industrial Chemistry


Fibre end characteristics of Mediterranean wools
Chief Researcher: Naylor G
Sponsor: CRC for Premium Quality Wool
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COMFORT; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Carbon nanotubes
Chief Researchers: Atkinson K, Skourtis C, Hawking S
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: CARBON; NANOTUBES
Research Field Classification:
291804 Nanotechnology


Cotton vortex spinning
Chief Researcher: Gordon S
Sponsor: Cotton Research and Development Corporation
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COTTON; SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Airjet spinning interior textiles
Chief Researcher: Gordon S
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: INTERIORS; SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Spun bond process studies
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Tischler C
Sponsor: Geofabrics Australasia
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: GEOTEXTILES; NONWOVENS; SPUNBOND
Research Field Classification:
291499 Materials Engineering nec


Wetsuit technology
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Huson M
Sponsor: Rip Curl
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptor: WETSUITS
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Filter test instrument
Chief Researchers: Finn N, Skourtis C
Sponsor: Tontine Fibres
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: FILTRATION; INSTRUMENTATION; TESTING
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Cotton fabric image analysis
Chief Researcher: Naylor G
Sponsor: Australian Cotton Cooperative Research Centre
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COTTON; FABRICS
Research Field Classification:
249903 Instruments and Techniques


Novel web stripper
Chief Researcher: Atkinson K
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: CARDING; NONWOVENS; WORSTED
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Intelligent polymers and textiles
Chief Researchers: Huson M, King D, Waters P
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: INTELLIGENT TEXTILES; POLYMERS
Research Field Classification:
291401 Polymers


Optim technology
Chief Researcher: Bhoyro A
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptor: FIBRE
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Easy care jackets
Chief Researcher: Pierlot T
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: EASY CARE; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Novel dyeing auxiliaries
Chief Researcher: Rippon J
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: DYEING; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
259903 Industrial Chemistry


Low salt dyeing of cotton
Chief Researcher: King D
Sponsor: Australian Cotton Cooperative Research Centre
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COTTON; DYEING
Research Field Classification:
259903 Industrial Chemistry


Bast fibre processing
Chief Reseacher: Lamb P
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: BAST; FIBRES; FLAX; HEMP; KENAFF
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Microbial modification of wool
Chief Researcher: Poole A
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: MICROBE; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


Whiter wool products
Chief Researcher: Millington K
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: PHOTOSTABILITY; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Improving the performance of reactive dyes
Chief Researchers: Rippon J, King D
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: DYEING; FINISHING
Research Field Classification:
259903 Industrial Chemistry


Anti-pilling treatment for wool
Chief Researchers: Naylor G, Denning R
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: PILLING; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Inkjet printing on natural fibres
Chief Researcher: Millington K
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: INKJET; NATURAL FIBRES; PRINTING
Research Field Classification:
290307 Printing Technology


New fabric surface finishes (Macquarie)
Chief Researcher: Fisher A
Sponsor: Macquarie Textiles
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptor: FINISHING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Pesticide residue analysis
Chief Researcher: Russel I
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENT; PESTICIDES; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
259902 Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)


Fibre to fabric
Chief Researcher: Robinson G
Sponsor: Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: FABRICS; FIBRE; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290399 Manufacturing Engineering nec


Lubricants in cotton processing
Chief Researcher: Gordon S
Sponsor: Cotton Research and Development Corporation; Cognis
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: COTTON; LUBRUCANTS; SPINNING
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Centre of Excellence for Technical Textiles
Chief Researcher: Finn N
Sponsor: Government of Victoria; Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science and Resources
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: NONWOVENS; TECHNICAL TEXTILES
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Centre of Excellence for Innovative Wool Products
Chief Researcher: Robinson G
Sponsor: Government of Victoria; Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science and Resources
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: FABRICS; FIBRE; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Prevention of hospital acquired pressure sores
Chief Researcher: Montgomery K
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: LEATHER; SKINS; WOOL
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology


Kangaroo leather preservation
Chief Researcher: Looney M
Sponsor: Rural Industries Research and Development Council
Duration: Ongoing
Descriptors: KANGAROO; LEATHER
Research Field Classification:
290306 Textile Technology

 


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