Nanotechnology Fabrics Optical Diffraction Effects on Fabric for Authentication, anti-counterfeiting Unique logo present...
NanoChromatic, Inc. <ul><li>Founded as Fiber Engineering in 1994 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Folded into NanoChromatic Inc. 2007...
Physics of NanoChromatic Fabrics <ul><li>Ambient light is diffracted from groove edges to produce rainbow colors </li></ul...
Physics of NanoChromatic Fabrics NanoChromatic Fabric Finishing Finished, but not patterned Original fabric
Advantages - No dyes (environmentally friendly colors!) - No laminates, adhesives, or films - Difficult to counterfeit - ...
Picture Gallery
Patent Protection <ul><li>1. U.S. Product Patent , US 5,822,770 issued 03/16/99 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covers formation...
Addressable Market Addressable Market By Material Natural - cotton, wool, silk Synthetic - Polyester, nylon, blends - wov...
Addressable Market Direct Sunlight Market Swimwear ($3B), ski outfits, sails, beach furniture Home Incandescent Light Mark...
Fashion Market Approach Celebrity endorsement (year 1) Very low volume (10-100 yards), Very high price Ultra high-end clot...
NanoChromatic Fabric Finishing <ul><li>NanoChromatic Fabric Embossing Process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare diffraction pa...
Next Steps - Bring up 60 inch wide machine with contract MFGer - Produce and sell fabric to specialty, high-margin market...
Contact Information Dr. Munzer Makansi, President NanoChromatic, Inc. 106 Stratford Way Signal Mountain, TN 37377 Phone: ...
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Nanochromatic Inc Presentation

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Nanotechnology Fabrics Optical Diffraction Effects on Fabric for Authentication, anti-counterfeiting Unique logo presentation Dye-free color Hologram images Highlight curvature, motion of the body
  • 2. NanoChromatic, Inc. <ul><li>Founded as Fiber Engineering in 1994 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Folded into NanoChromatic Inc. 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% owned by founders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporated in Tennessee </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Founder and Chief Scientist: Dr. Munzer Makansi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD Chemical Engineering, Columbia University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30+ years research experience at DuPont </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24 granted and pending Patents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-Founder: Dr. Andries (Andy) Sebastian </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD Polymer Technology, London Metropolitan University, UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diploma of Imperial College (University of London), UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25 years research experience in industry and academia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 Granted and Pending Patents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VP Marketing and Sales: Michael Lawyer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BA, JD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience at Penny Marshall’s in Hollywood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive connections to celebrities and designers </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Physics of NanoChromatic Fabrics <ul><li>Ambient light is diffracted from groove edges to produce rainbow colors </li></ul><ul><li>NanoChromatic fabrics can display holograms </li></ul><ul><li>Shape, color, and intensity change with angle of light source (highlights curvature and motion) </li></ul>Scanning electron microscope image Of NanoChromatic fabric Diffracted light from NanoChromatic fabric Diffracted light from compact disk
  • 4. Physics of NanoChromatic Fabrics NanoChromatic Fabric Finishing Finished, but not patterned Original fabric
  • 5. Advantages - No dyes (environmentally friendly colors!) - No laminates, adhesives, or films - Difficult to counterfeit - Three dimensional image possibilities - Highlights curvature and motion (whole new dimension for fashion!) - Effects still show when wet - Retains physical properties of base fabric - ironing - wash/dry (dry clean for metalized fabric) - pool water, seawater - printing
  • 6. Picture Gallery
  • 7. Patent Protection <ul><li>1. U.S. Product Patent , US 5,822,770 issued 03/16/99 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covers formation of nanometer features on fabric, regardless of method </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2. U.S. Process Patent , US 6,120,710 issued 09/19/00 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covers embossing method to create nanometer features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>3. International Patent Application : PCT/US 97/23961 </li></ul><ul><li>Covers international protection of above US patents </li></ul><ul><li>4. U.S. Patent Application No. 06/840,067 filed 10/03/06 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covers use of ultrasonic energy to create nanometer features </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. Addressable Market Addressable Market By Material Natural - cotton, wool, silk Synthetic - Polyester, nylon, blends - woven, knit, non-woven Any Material - Add-ons - Insignia - Logos - Lettering Addressable Market By Use Outdoor Lighting - Cloudy sunlight - Direct sunlight Indoor Lighting - Fluorescent (office) - Incandescent (home) - Halogen (stage/display) Anywhere - Authentication (flashlight)
  • 9. Addressable Market Direct Sunlight Market Swimwear ($3B), ski outfits, sails, beach furniture Home Incandescent Light Market Lingerie ($1.5B), wall coverings, bed linen ($8B), upholstery, tablecloth Halogen Floodlight and Spotlight Market Cinema/TV costumes, drama costumes, celebrity apparel Indoor sportswear: basketball, hockey, figure skating, wrestling, boxing Authentication Market Insignia, logo, add-on, lettering, hidden (e.g. inside of handbag) Market opportunities shown are estimates of US retail of finished goods
  • 10. Fashion Market Approach Celebrity endorsement (year 1) Very low volume (10-100 yards), Very high price Ultra high-end clothing stores (year 2) Beverly Hills, New York, Paris, Tokyo, etc. High end clothing stores (years 3-5) Medium clothing stores (years 6-9) Discount clothing stores (years 9-12)
  • 11. NanoChromatic Fabric Finishing <ul><li>NanoChromatic Fabric Embossing Process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare diffraction pattern or 3D image (hologram) artwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create master via electro-deposition process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create embossing film from master </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roll fabric pressed against film at high temperature/pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NanoChromatic process coming for 60 inch wide material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine wash, tumble dry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Metalizing Process (well established) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metal (aluminum) vapor deposition on fabric in vacuum chamber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensifies hologram color brightness and effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dry clean only </li></ul></ul>NanoChromatic Embossed Fabric Sample Sample with Metalization
  • 12. Next Steps - Bring up 60 inch wide machine with contract MFGer - Produce and sell fabric to specialty, high-margin markets - Control introduction to maximize appeal over long term - Associate the value closely with existing brand names for mutual benefit - Seek endorsement from celebrities We are interested in working with partners
  • 13. Contact Information Dr. Munzer Makansi, President NanoChromatic, Inc. 106 Stratford Way Signal Mountain, TN 37377 Phone: (423) 886-3783 [email_address] www.nanochromatic.com
  • 14. Thank You

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