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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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New options in meltblow

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

The constant need for a "cleaner" world requires the progressive development of products and technologies. This means a great opportunity for the fi ltration sector, but also a continuous further development towards better separation performance of the fi nest particles ( 0.1 g/ho/min ~ 7.1 kg/h/m ...

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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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Pioneering nanoparticles for 35 years

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

And yet he had the vision of developing a profitable business based on "measuring and generating particles". 35 years later, Palas holds 74 patent applications and is the worldwide market leader in the field of optical aerosol spectrometers and filter testing systems. Leander Mölter began his career ...

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Functional coating technology for the production of prepregs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

It is unrealistic to have similar material lists for composites because of the versatile variations between many different resin types and fiber qualities. But, at least, it will be possible to have standardized processes to produce the pre-pregs for composites. Machinery suppliers can support the ...

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Cost-efficient and versatile injection molding technology

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

The Fiber Injection Molding (FIM) technology is patented in over 30 countries. Different fiber types, such as cotton, hemp, glass, carbon, polyester, or recycled fibers, can be used. Fiber lengths of 30-50 mm are possible, but 5-6 mm fibers have also been processed. The technology offers an almost ...

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Nonwovens lines from Eberbach in the big wide world

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

Graduate engineer Johann Philipp Dilo, the third generation of the family, now leads the company, and the above-average growth of the nonwoven plant manufacturer seems to continue steadily. In an interview with avr, CEO Johann Philipp Dilo reports on the expansion of his production capacities, on ...

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Textile factory of the future

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

Digital technologies will improve production efficiency and enable products to be manufactured in small quantities (batch size 1). The topics of digitalization, industry 4.0, and the production of customer-specific products are the subject of development within the framework of the BMBF Zwanzig20 ...

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Woven glass fabrics for printed circuit board production in China

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

The huge demand for electronic components is generating good business for the printed circuit board industry and its supply chain. Huge amounts of money are being invested in the sector, especially in China. Chinese companies supply nearly of all the Copper Clad Laminates (CCLs), which are the ...

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Producing individual cut shapes efficiently

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

A wide range of shapes and sizes can be required for cutting, depending on the intermediate or final product. Such high product requirements also increase the demands on further processing. When high quantities are involved, production speed is a further decisive factor. The material behavior in the ...

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Coating textiles depends on the right mixture

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

What began a few years ago as a customer inquiry has developed into a mature and patented mixing process: the dynamic oscillation process of Germany-based beba Technology GmbH & Co. KG. In this process, gas and medium are homogenized by oscillating movements of the mixing head and the inertia of the ...

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VIPs IN NONWOVENS

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

Since being established in the summer of 2017, Oerlikon Nonwoven - a small, flexible unit within the Oerlikon segment Manmade Fibers - has been focusing exclusively on the development, sales and marketing of spunbond, meltblown and airlaid nonwoven technologies. This business unit will be making a ...

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Thermal fabric cutting saves time

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

One of the world's most used fabric cutter systems is the Weftmaster TC-1S from Loepfe, Switzerland. A hot wire cutter in combination with a matching control unit melts the fabric and produces a precise cut or perfect selvage.

The method prevents cut edges from fraying. Controlling the temperature ...

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VIPs IN NONWOVENS

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Seán Kerrigan, Communications & Media Relations Executive at Edana share his impressions about his fi rst 12 months in the nonwovens industry and at the association. "The past year has been very eventful for both Edana and myself professionally. We held our biggest and most successful edition of ...

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Many materials, one cutting system

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Pfarrwerfen is a picturesque community with a population of 2,200 in the Salzburg region of Austria. This is where Meissl, a familyowned business, has been producing sun protection systems for the global market for more than 40 years. Meissl umbrellas are used around the world to cover an area of up ...

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Cutting and winder systems made in Germany

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Winder Works Maschinenbau GmbH was founded in Senden, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany, in 2015 and winding is its passion. However, as the production capacities in Senden became too small over time and the great distance between the mechanical engineering site in Senden and the administration and ...

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In the fast lane

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Spartanburg is a town with just under 40,000 inhabitants and the headquarters of many international companies. It lies directly on Interstate 85 in the heart of a densely populated and industrialized region. The fact that business is booming here is not only evident by many trucks and private cars ...

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Automatic process and quality control for nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Nonwovens are tapping into new areas of application, replacing existing products, and they are with us, mostly unnoticed, in all areas of life, at work and in our free time. However, the industry is coming under increasing competitive pressure, leading to more demanding product specifi cations and ...

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VIPs IN NONWOVENS

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2018 02.03.2018

With more than 30 years of experience, the Olfasense experts from Kiel are active around the world as consultants on all matters of odors. Björn Maxeiner has a wealth of knowledge in the detection, analysis and advise for the development of new products. In addition to a university degree in applied ...

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Progress in needlepunched fabric filter technology

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2018 02.03.2018

The development of high performance fi bres and the corresponding production methods for technical textiles to be used as fi lter media in dry, wet, high temperature and special fi lters have resulted in signifi cant progress within the sector of needlepunched fi lter fabrics and more developments ...

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