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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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Composites in 3D

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Technitex Sachsen will be showing a new type of coating layer for the automotive sector, the Multivol 3D nonwoven composite for filtration and other technical applications for Automotive, Protex and Medtex. With over 20 years of experience in the textile industry, the company from Hohenstein ...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Welcome to our 3 in 1 issue of avr - this means three specials in one magazine. In May, Frankfurt is the "place-to-be" for innovative textiles. In our trade fair special for Techtextil/Texprocess on pages T 1 - T 48 you will find products, solutions, processes and new developments from some ...

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Optimal acoustics

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The internationally active family business BWF Group has developed the innovative technical fiber composite polySONIC fr, which is mainly designed for use in interior design, for example as wall cladding, for furniture, or as acoustic panels. According to the manufacturer, it combines acoustics with ...

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Printed surface heating

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Michael Steidle, Managing Director of Heinrich Mayer GmbH, Meßstetten explains: "Either drive, heat or shine - this is the principle of e-mobility." The company offers an alternative: a textile carrier material reminiscent of a diving suit printed with a 3D heating paste made of carbon nanotubes. ...

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Smart textiles open up new product horizons

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The latest product and technology developments from Germany, Austria and Switzerland were presented at the 7th Smart Textiles User Forum in Bad Waldsee, Germany, at the end of February. Whether you are dealing with ECG shirts for telemedicine, feedback systems, high-tech gloves for wheelchair users, ...

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Smart and connected

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The highlight of this year's trade fair: a fully connected embroidery machine that illustrates the benefits of digital change in the textile industry. The machine will illustrate the focal points of the Mittelstand 4.0 Textile Competence Center, which the Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI) is ...

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Microfactories

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The 'Digital Textile Microfactory' at Texprocess and Techtexil, operated in collaboration with the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research in Denkendorf (DITF), in Hall 4.1. will showcase three production lines - one for clothing manufacture, one for 3D-knitted shoes and one for processing ...

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Dear Visitors,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The motto of this year's leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, which will be held at the Frankfurt Exhibition Center from May 14 to 17, is "Space for Innovation". And Techtextil lives up to its motto: around 1500 exhibitors from over 50 countries will present the ...

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New Fiber Patch Placement concepts for the aerospace industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The additive manufacturing of components with suitably sized patches is especially popular in the aerospace and automotive industries, for medical devices and sports equipment. Cevotec is developing the entire patch placement process to meet the requirements of the industry in close cooperation with ...

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New interior materials and innovations

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Automotive Interiors Expo from May 21-23, 2019 in Hall 4 at Messe Stuttgart, Germany will bring together the world's leading manufacturers of vehicle interiors components and systems. From seat manufacturers to paint producers, the fair will be a marketplace for car designers and manufacturers as ...

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Fiber diversity

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Kelheim's dry short cut viscose fibers contribute to energy saving: fibers with an extremely fine titer are processed along with fumed silica to form vacuum insulation panels (VIPs), which are used for reinforcement and provide permanent dimensional stability. VIPs offer the same insulating effect ...

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Serial production of smart textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The study "Technologies, Markets and Players" by E-Textiles 2018-2028 predicts growth of the smart textile market of US $ 2 billion. This growth can only be achieved by replacing the existing approach, involving mostly manual production, with serial production. With the Smart Textiles Microfactory, ...

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140 years of Sandler - moving moments

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The company ventured into the nonwovens industry in the middle of the 20th century, and has since continued to develop into one of the world's largest nonwovens manufacturers. In the dynamic, global nonwovens market, the family-run company impresses with organic growth. The employees see themselves ...

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