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Individual lighting on textile surfaces

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The improved and automated FSD (Functional Sequin Devices) manufacturing technology takes a big step forwards in the distribution of individual lighting designs, offering simple installation as well as enhancing the reliability of the products. FSD technology is ideally suited for production of ...

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Dornbirn-Global Fiber Congress

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The Dornbirn GFC 2019 will present more than 100 lectures from academic research and industry from September 11 to 13, 2019. The congress will focus on sustainability and digitalization. The expert lectures will concentrate on the following main topics: - Fiber innovations - Circular economy and ...

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"Green up your life"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

At Techtextil 2019 Norafin puts the spotlight on Extra Organic, its newly developed brand for sustainable living space concepts made of renewable raw materials. For these innovative products, Norafin produces spunlaced nonwovens based on natural fibers at its production site in the Ore Mountains. ...

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"Green" nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The machine manufacturer Trützschler focuses on solutions for processing ecofriendly materials. Cotton fibers - both virgin cotton and comber noils - make an excellent raw material for high-quality wipes. The company's random and airlay cards are especially configured to cope with variable fiber ...

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Functionalization of technical textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The German textile machinery manufacturer Brückner is using product examples to demonstrate its expertise in the field of drying technology as well as the further development of its minimum application system. There is a trend, particularly in the field of hygiene nonwovens, towards products of ...

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STW - Fiber solutions from the technological leader

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

As leading specialists in fiber fillers, short cut fibers, fibrids & pulp, as well as customized solutions, we also process all fiber materials ranging from natural fibers to synthetic fibers and high-tech fibers.

Fiber fillers are made from randomly oriented fibers, continuous fibers, threads or ...

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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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Freudenberg - countless innovations, one spirit

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The eleven Freudenberg Business Groups serve a multitude of industries, one of which, Freudenberg Performance Materials, develops technical textiles for the automotive, construction, clothing, energy, hygiene, interior design, medical, footwear, and leather goods sectors as well as special ...

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Novel protective mask for medical staff

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Laughter is the best medicine, according to medical research, but how can patients be expected to feel like smiling if the faces of the nursing staff and even their loved ones are covered with masks? This is why researchers from Empa, in St. Gallen, Switzerland and from the EPFL's EssentialTech ...

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On board since the first Techtextil

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Techtextil is one of the most important trade fairs in the field of nonwovens and Dilo has been exhibiting there since its inception in 1986. In its history spanning more than 100 years, Dilo has always set new standards with technologies such as Hyperpunch and DILOUR needling. These developments ...

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High-performance cutting systems

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

In hall 4, Zünd is exhibiting state-of-the-art digital cutting systems with comprehensive production workflows - from start to finish.

With an advanced optical system, cutting patterned and digitally printed fabrics is just as precise and simple as cutting unprinted or plain textiles. The software ...

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Separating, protecting, filtering

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The construction of new landfill sites and the expansion of existing sites requires the installation of special base sealing systems. Particular emphasis is placed on protecting the unpolluted subsoil and groundwater. Nonwovens approved by BAM (the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and ...

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Carbios announces grant of U.S. patent

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Carbios, a company that has pioneered new bioindustrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted it a patent on its proprietary process for PET recycling from plastic waste using enzymatic ...

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New life for airplane structure material

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Carbon fiber reinforced material is extremely strong and lightweight, making it attractive for a variety of uses, including in the construction of the highly efficient 787 Dreamliner and Boeing's brand new 777X. As the largest user of aerospace composites for its commercial and defense programs, ...

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