Technical Issues

CIRFS strongly supports innovation in man-made fibres, through its Research Committee and through its sponsorship of the Dornbirn Man-made Fibres Congress – the world’s largest technical conference for man-made fibres and the textiles made from them.

Through its affiliate BISFA (International Bureau for the Standardisation of Man-made Fibres), it sets standards and test methods, and publishes the standard guide to man-made fibres Terminology.

Technical committees and working groups deal with environment, burning behaviour, bioactive products, energy and much else.