Compression of Functional Sportswear


Thursday 29th November 2018

13:00 - 13:45

Room number: P09+P10

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Learn more about compression measurement method and new device HOSYcan.

This session shows how the compression of sportswear and other pressure exerting garments is measured today. It presents the state-of-the-art compression testing method(s) with the new HOSYcan measurement device, how Hohenstein verifies the compression of sportswear in static state and during simulated motion.

Workshop room: P09+P10
Maximum capacity: 25 participants
Workshop fee: free of charge
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About the workshop organizer

Florian Girmond


After studying textile engineering, specializing in weaving technologies, at the University of Applied Sciences of Reutlingen, he joined Hohenstein Institute as a project manager in 1994.  In 2001, he was named Head of Consumer Tests Department. Then in 2015, he became one of the CEOs of the Hohenstein Group.

The Consumer Tests Department is focused on performance tests on compression garments for medical and non-medical purposes. 

Mr. Girmond has broad experience designing individual and standard-compliant test procedures to help evaluate products according to their intended use. He is also active in standardisation committees including those for household appliances and for medical compression stockings.

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