keep oceans clean - Swiss wrestling trousers perform better in strength test

Swiss television&#39△◁▲;s &#39△▽▽△;Einstein&#39▪☆•△; team visited Testex&#39■▪▼;s textile testing laboratory to carry out endurance test on 2 pairs of Swiss wrestling trousers having difference in origin of flax &ndash○•…◁★; EU &amp◁▪▪-■; Switzerland○☆◇☆. The fabrics were tested according to norm ISO 13934-1…○▽■▷. Trousers made from Swiss flax yarn from SwissFlax proved to be stronger than those made of EU flax yarn☆▼○=.

The Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival 2019 took place late August in Zug▲☆, Switzerland•◆●○□. To celebrate the event▷▼▪, the Swiss &#39◆▽▼○;Einstein&#39-□; television team had decided to dedicate an episode of its infotainment show to it◇▪…★. Thus the team host Tobias M&uuml★◆▪-;ller and others had visited Testex&#39•□▽-■;s textile testing laboratory with an aim to test the tear strength of the two pairs of Swiss wrestling trousers◇■▪★-, said a press release by Testex•…….

In the test-•▪▲▪, the Swiss flax yarn from SwissFlax proved to be stronger△□, tearing at about 320 kg in comparison to the EU flax yarn which tore at about 270 kg=▲•.

When developing the yarn and the linen fabric SwissFlax worked closely with specialists from the linen weaving mill Schwob and Jenny Fabrics◆□◇▲■. SwissFlax only used pure Swiss flax which is well known for its high tear strength▽○-▼. From the start the focus was put on manufacturing entirely &#39▼■☆;Swiss Made&#39◁=; wrestling trousers△○★■□.

&quot☆…■–;Testex☆★◆, with its origins in silk conditioning△○◁•, shares the same values of tradition…■, Swissness and inno-vation as SwissFlax△△, through which we would like to pursue joint projects in the future☆▽▽,&quot-□; said Group CMO of SwissFlax=▷○■-, Marc Sidler◆△=◇•.

SwissFlax GmbH was founded in 2014△●. The company&#39=□◁;s goal is to rebuild the value added chain for Swiss flax and to operate industrially◆□…-…. It also serves as a link between Swiss flax farmers and the textile industry★-•.

Testex is a globally operating▲■▲▪□, independent Swiss testing and certification organisation with focus on textile and leather testing=☆. (PC)

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