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Film separators for faulty self-adhesive film

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Nepata from Wolnzach, Germany, is presenting a world first at ICE Europe: A machine that separates self-adhesive film from its carrier paper. This makes it possible to obtain recyclable, pure PVC from faulty film media. Furthermore, the manufacturer of specalized machinery will be displaying the ...

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New edge sensor with extra wide measuring range

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Erhardt+Leimer will present new and proven products from the sector of measuring and automation technology for the converting industry. The new digital infrared wide band sensor FR 61 is particularly suitable for the precise determination of the position of homogenous, opaque materials. Even ...

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Sustainability and the Packaging Act

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The new Packaging Act (VerpackG) in Germany, which replaced the old Packaging Regulation (VerpackV) on 1 January 2019, includes some essential new rules for manufacturers and final distributors. As a first step, distributors must register together with their products at "Lucid", the German Packaging ...

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Edelmann: first experience with Landa S10

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The company opened its doors to the press and Oliver Sattel, Technical Director of Edelmann, as well as Manuel Schrutt of Landa, answered numerous questions from the media. The currently installed single path machine is equipped with the four basic inks. These are printed over four rows consisting ...

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Digital corrugated board printing - invest now or wait?

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Last year's Technical General Meeting of the German Association of the Corrugated Board Industry (Verband der Wellpappen- Industrie e. V.) in Darmstadt was extremely well attended with 420 participants. At the meeting, Björn Schumacher (Co-Owner, Schumacher Group, Germany), Lars Christiansen (former ...

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Dear Readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

the converting industry is still in a good shape and the exhibition duo ICE/CCE in Munich therefore on the right track. Our special featuring ICE and CCE is a symbol of this multifaceted, intersectoral industry. Many companies are presenting interesting applications and innovative solutions for ...

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Bonding, coating, pressing and forming

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

The Meyer family business is now in its third generation and has established itself as a manufacturer of special machines for bonding, coating, pressing and forming. The company produces high-quality machines such as fixing machines, heating presses, laminating machines and large forming lines. ...

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The latest trends in converting techniques

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 10:30 - 10:50 Integrated rollstock management - optimized and innovative Andrew Bennett, Product Specialist, EFI Electronics for Imaging 10:50 - 11:10 Glue application trends in the folding carton and corrugated board industry Eberhard Schlicht, Managing Director, Robatech 11: ...

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No mist for roll applicators

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

100% silicone coatings are primarily applied with roll applicators that have multiple rolls. Production speeds are continuously increased to achieve higher yields. This results in misting in the roll nip, which intensifies with speed. Many studies have been undertaken on this phenomenon, but no ...

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Innovative cutting and winding

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

These demands are met by circular knives. The rotating tools are capable of cutting or processing textiles, plastics, leather and glass fibers. Cutting fibrous or slightly brittle materials requires high demands on the blades. Especially in the case of textiles, the knives used must work almost ...

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Trends in measurement and testing technology

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Measuring and testing technology is playing a decisive role as it becomes more and more intelligent. In addition to proven measuring methods such as thermographic or optical inspection, modern software and hardware also play an important role in measuring and testing technology. They provide ...

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10 things you should know about digital printing

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2019 25.02.2019

Digital or analog printing?

Until recently, this question was purely an economic one. Looking at break-even; i.e., the point at which the cost of producing a permanent printing block such as a plate, a flexographic sleeve or a screen would pay off. Since digital printing does not require printing ...

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Intelligent functionalization of nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

There are further important nonwoven consumers in the construction industry and the agricultural industry, as well as in the filter, automotive and apparel industries. Medical articles comprise surgical equipment as well as incontinence products. Smart combination of applied fiber type and ...

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SGL Carbon raises sales forecast after strong quarter

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

After a good third quarter, the German developer and manufacturer of carbon has raised its sales forecast by 15 % (previously slightly more than 10 %) and now expects sales of EUR 1 billion for fiscal year 2018. Over the first nine months of 2018, sales and earnings rose significantly to EUR 786.3 ...

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Cinte Techtextil - marketig platform for European manufacturers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

It was under these conditions that Cinte Techtextil China took place from September 4-6, 2018 in three halls of the Shanghai New International Expo Center. With 480 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions, the number of exhibitors at the fair was on a par with 2016. However, the larger and more ...

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Flame retardant polyamide textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

The burner flame is approaching the fabric. But instead of a sudden flaring up, the textile sample begins to melt only hesitantly. First the fabric contracts, then dark polymer drops fall off very late. "What we see here in the combustion chamber is the result of a new type of flame retardant for ...

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Staple fiber tapes made of highly oriented recycled carbon fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

Due to their high specific strength and modulus, carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) play an important part in material selection. For example, the use of CFRP in the aerospace industry is increasing, as modern airplanes become more fuel-efficient and capable of carrying larger payloads. And, in ...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

A junior researcher from TU Dresden and the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e. V. has researched how high-performance and sustainable carbon fibers can be produced cost-effectively. This is the starting signal for a breakthrough in the field of carbon lightweight construction ...

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Lenzing with solid results in demanding market

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

The Austrian Lenzing Group recorded a solid business development in the first three quarters of 2018. The decline in revenue (minus 5.2 % to EUR 1,636.2 mn) and earnings (EBITDA minus 26.8 % to EUR 290.6 mn) compared with the same period of the previous year was essentially based on a mix of lower ...

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Long-term partnership

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

International technology Group Andritz and BCNonwovens, Spain, have been working together successfully as business partners for the past 15 years. This cooperation started in early 2003 right after BCNonwovens was founded. BCNonwovens is now running two Andritz spunlace lines successfully, producing ...

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