Biobased textiles

1B2_0441_ WET SPINNING OF COLLAGEN MULTIFILAMENT YARNS

Authors
  • Robert Tonndorf
  • Elke Gossla
  • Dilbar Aibibu
  • Michael Gelinksy
  • Chokri Cherif

Abstract

Fiber based scaffolds for tissue engineering applications manufactured through textile technologies feature an anisotropic, highly porous, and controllable macro-, micro-, and nanostructure. For the fabrication of fiber based collagen scaffolds, collagen multifilament yarns are required. The paper summarizes a scalable collagen multifilament yarn production method. Collagen yarn production was realized via wet spinning and a 3D printed spin packs comprised of coaxial nozzles. Mechanical, thermal, structural, and biological characteristics of wet-spun collagen yarns are given.

Keywords: collagen, wet spinning, biomimetic, scaffold, tissue engineering

How to Cite:

Tonndorf, R., Gossla, E., Aibibu, D., Gelinksy, M. & Cherif, C., (2019) “1B2_0441_ WET SPINNING OF COLLAGEN MULTIFILAMENT YARNS”, Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference - Autex 2019 , 5. doi: https://doi.org/10.21825/autex.63853

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Published on
10 Jul 2019
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