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Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry, 2023, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/AJMC.2023.040510.

Application of Graphene and Its Derivatives in Design of Functional Apparels


Su Tong1, Xie Chendi1, Chen Yangyi1,2, Zhou Shihang1, Xu Xueting1, Zheng Jialu1

Corresponding Author:
Su Tong

1College of Textiles and Apparel, Quanzhou Normal University, Quanzhou, Fujian, China, 362000.

2Shishi Institute of Smart & Ecological Textile, Quanzhou Normal University, Quanzhou, Fujian, China, 362000


In order to meet the growing market demand for functional apparels, for the application of graphene in functional apparels, the methods of combining graphene and its derivatives with apparels are introduced in detail, and the thermal conductivity, antibacterial, hydrophobic and anti-UV properties of graphene are listed. The combination of graphene fiber and textile apparels at home and abroad in recent years in thermal conductivity, antibacterial, hydrophobic and anti-UV are summarized. The cutting-edge applications of graphene fiber combined with textile and apparel in recent years are summarized. The challenges of difficult preparation, high costs and single application of graphene in functional apparel are pointed out, and the prospects of the application of graphene and its derivatives in design of functional apparels are presented to provide new ideas and directions for the research of functional apparel.


Graphene; functional apparel; application progress

Cite This Paper

Su Tong, Xie Chendi, Chen Yangyi, Zhou Shihang, Xu Xueting, Zheng Jialu. Application of Graphene and Its Derivatives in Design of Functional Apparels. Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry (2023) Vol. 4, Issue 5: 71-78. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMC.2023.040510.


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