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Coating units for technical textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Monforts, the machine manufacturer from Mönchengaldbach, Germany, will demonstrate a number of improvements that it has recently made to its texCoat and Allround coating units. In a major development for the coating of technical textiles and nonwovens, Monforts is now offering the coating roller for ...

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Speciality chemicals - sustainable and trend-setting

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The focus of technical textiles, for example for occupational safety, is on protection and functionality for the wearer. The Ecoperl product family from CHT provides highly efficient water repellency without reducing breathability or wash durability, making it ideally suited for close-fitting ...

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Sustainable nonwoven solutions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The TWE Group's booth features a range of applications for nonwovens made from recycled or biofibers. TWE has been working with alternative raw materials and recycled fibers in a variety of areas for years. For the past 15 years, for example, one of their 13 locations has been producing almost ...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Probably several thousand engineers at automobile manufacturers all over the world are currently working on reducing the weight of their vehicles. In cars, trims with 40 percent and interior with 25 percent of total mass offer enormous possibilities for lightweight constructions. In the textile ...

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Nonwoven variety

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

According to the principle "tailor-made quality for individual customer requirements", the nonwovens manufacturer Nowotex presents the three product lines Nowovlies, Nowopro and Nowotex at this year's Techtextil, focusing primarily on the product line Nowovlies AC. It consists of nonwovens, which ...

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NanoSphere Plus against fingerprints and dirt

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The Swiss textile manufacturer Schoeller launches its new finishing technology. The special feature of this new development is that not only does it provide protection against fingerprints and greasy stains, it also enables stains to be wiped away quickly and easily without washing, even after being ...

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Tailor-made carbon fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) of TU Dresden is currently developing innovative complex braided yarn structures intended for reinforcement of carbon composite components, medical applications (implants, stents), gas and liquid filters, thermal and ...

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Nonwoven "Bodywallet"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Wallets and handbags are particularly attractive targets for thieves in certain situations, and sometimes they're just too bulky. But that doesn't mean you don't want to carry some cash, credit cards, key cards or other valuables. The Bodywallet offers a simple solution, by sticking directly to your ...

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Shandong Ruyi purchases Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding, one of the leading textile and apparel companies in China, has completed its acquisition of Invista's Apparel & Advanced Textiles business. The new company will operate as The Lycra Company, an independent subsidiary, and will continue to manufacture advanced fiber ...

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Incorrectly disposed wet wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The process of wastewater treatment is increasingly burdened - both practically and fi nancially - by the improper disposal of waste in the toilet. This waste clogs pumps and wastewater charges inevitably rise. The main contributors to this problem include cat litter, medicines and cosmetic articles ...

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Outlook in Dubrovnik, a great success

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The wide range of topics spanned the circular economy, energy, the "basics" in products, product testing, process and safety, as well as ethics in a global business.

The EU Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy was highlighted by Werner Bosmans from the EU Commission. The action on single-use ...

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Industrial solutions from research institutes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Traditionally, Germany has a high density of textile research institutions compared to other European countries. Thanks in large part to the efficient institutes, the textile industry, which was once primarily focused on clothing, home textiles and fashion, is now one of the world's largest ...

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Blue Angel for PreCo-fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

In times of climate change and global warming, environmental awareness and relieving pressure on the environment are becoming increasingly important. That's the reason why Cetex Rheinfaser GmbH distributes recycled polyester staple fi bers for the nonwoven industry under the trademark Pre-CoPET and ...

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ViP

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Susanne Jary, recently appointed Director of Global Business Management Wipes at Lenzing said: "I want to contribute to more environmentally responsible convenience products with Lenzing fi bers, which are bio-degradable and derived from wood, a renewable resource. We can make the world a little ...

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Evolution continues - high loft spunlaid nonwoven

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Reifenhäuser Reicofil's spunlaid, meltblown and composite lines are world leaders in the production of top-quality medical, technical, hygiene, barrier and fi ltration nonwovens. They are designed and manufactured according to changing market requirements and individual customer wishes. While ...

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Albaad Germany grows by 4,500 m2

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The management of the Albaad Group inaugurated its new facility at the Ochtrup site. Dan Mesika, CEO of Albaad Israel, and Amnon Brodie, President of the Albaad Group, came to Germany for this purpose. With the new 4,500 m2 production hall, the covered production and storage area will grow to a ...

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Autefa's Nonwovens Day in India

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

On January 18, 2019 Autefa Solutions realized a Symposia for the Indian nonwovens industry. Autefa was pleased to welcome a high number of potential customers and industry experts in Mumbai with the target to share latest developments in needlepunching, spunlace and airlay technology as well as ...

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Lenzing cooperates with Hof University of Applied Sciences in testing nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The Lenzing Group is expanding its offering of solutions for the cosmetics, hygiene and medical sectors. Heiko Arnold, Chief Technology Officer of the Lenzing Group, and Jürgen Lehmann, President of Hof University of Applied Sciences in Saale, Germany, have signed a cooperation agreement to utilize ...

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Industry 4.0 solutions in fiber processing

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers', Switzerland, Industry 4.0 segment provides solutions for the production of polyester, nylon and polypropylene based on the digitalization of production and the intelligent processing of the resulting big data. In the future, the segment will offer its customers a new ...

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Cotton - an ideal material for green cleaning wipes

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

More than 13 million tons of nonwovens were produced worldwide in 2017. A large part of that quantity is made up of polypropylene and polyester. They are the preferred materials for spunbond and meltblown plants, which now make up more than 50 percent of the world's production. PET and PP fi bers ...

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