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  Department of Biella

  CNR-ISMAC - C.so G. Pella, 16 - 13900 Biella (Italy)
  Tel. (+39) 015.849.30.43 - Fax (+39) 015.840.83.87
  e-mail:  segreteria@bi.ismac.cnr.it
  Cod. Fisc.: 80054330586 - Part. IVA: 02118311006

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The Institute for Macromolecular Studies (ISMAC) is an internationally recognised centre of polymer science and an institute of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).
The activities of the Biella department deal with research and innovation in polymeric materials and related textile processes, development of textile norms and standards, and services, technological transfers and technical consultancy to textile enterprises. With its highly qualified staff and well equipped chemical, physical and microscopy laboratories, the department of Biella is known for the assistance to the Italian textile industry, which is the EU leader in the garment production.
The competence on the quality control of raw materials, semi-manufactured and finished garments, developed in many years of work in the field of natural and man made fibres, is recognised by Interwoollabs and Cashmere & Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI). Furthermore, CNR-ISMAC Biella collaborates with standardisation committees of International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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new 2013
Contribution to maintenance of scientific equipments and technological systems of the laboratories: 20.000,00 Euro.

New analysis

new Qualitative and quantitative analysis of animal hair fibres by UPLC/ESI-MS (wool, cashmere, yak).

new Determining the Antimicrobial Activity of Immobilized Antimicrobial Agents Under Dynamic Contact Conditions
(ASTM E2149)
new Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes on Textile Materials
(AATCC Test Method 100)

Animal fibres identification by UPLC/ESI-MS
CNR-ISMAC Biella is officially recognised by Cashmere and Camel hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI) as a laboratory able to identify and quantify fine animal hair fibres with an innovative test method.

Research - Research policy and instrumentation.

Publications - International and national scientific publications.

Services - Testing and official certification.

Staff - Contact us.

News - News and public information.

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Last Update: 16/10/2015


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Sito curato da  Alessio Varesano