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Humidification in the textile industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Has it ever happened to you, while you were out shopping, that you touched a piece of garment to feel the quality of the fabric? I'm sure the answer is yes, which is hardly surprising since innumerable types of fabric are available to us, each of with its own tactile qualities. We all come into ...

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A blade is a blade, isn't it?

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Lutz Blades from Solingen, Germany, has been making blades and cutters - from razor sharp, for extremely fine cutting jobs, to extremely robust for impact and pressure cutting, since 1922. Cutting processes in the textile and carpet industry need to be efficient, but also meet the highest quality ...

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Simpler and smarter with Industry 4.0

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At ITMA 2019, Monforts, the specialist for finishing lines, will present a range of new advances made possible by Industry 4.0 technology. Visitors will discover the possibilities of 'digital twin' capability - which is now available for all Monforts machine systems. Exploiting the latest state-of ...

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In focus: web guiding

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Under the motto "Leading technology for web guiding", the specialist in automation technology with subsidiaries and service centers all over the world, will be exhibiting a broad cross-section of its large portfolio. Not to be overlooked at the stand will be the logos and walls referring to the ...

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New market study on spunbond/ spunmelt

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The report provides detailed information on capacity by producer, country, line, and technology and beam configuration and compares regional and global supply to demand. The report is of value to companies at all levels of the spunbonded and spunmelt nonwoven polypropylene value chain to enhance ...

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Innovative solutions for nonwovens and textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The international technology group Andritz will introduce its latest needling technology for producing veloured felts, mainly for applications in the automotive industry. "The long-lasting brush design combined with a needleloom for high production capacities ensure reduced production costs and a ...

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Oerlikon celebrates four world premieres

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Oerlikon will show its vision of sustainable and automated synthetic fiber production in a virtual 4D showroom at its 1,000 m² stand in Barcelona, under the slogan "Clean Technology. Smart Factory". At the same time, Oerlikon presents four world premieres for efficient machine and plant concepts in ...

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The hidden champion from the Black Forest

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Handles, hinges, handwheels, clamp handles, knobs and clamping devices - all components that are needed in mechanical engineering as well as in the laboratory, factory equipment and the transportation sector. Most of them come from the Black Forest, directly from the high-bay warehouse of Otto ...

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Securing production processes in the fiber industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The German medium-sized company Schwing Technologies has been a successful specialist for polymer removal for 50 years, and will be presenting thermal cleaning solutions for polymer-contaminated production tools.

According to the company, the energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and fully ...

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New developments in washing and impregnating

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Benninger is celebrating its 160th anniversary in this ITMA year. The following latest developments in the field of textile finishing will be on show at ITMA Barcelona 2019: Correct washing, which is of central importance in textile finishing, is influenced by four key factors: mechanics, time, ...

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3D web forming

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At ITMA, the manufacturer of fiber processing equipment will be exhibiting the following machines: a Airlay type Flexiloft 2600 with improved web uniformity and weight range. The Laroche Airlay can run all types of fibers (synthetics, natural, recycled, etc.) and blends of fibers as well as solid ...

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Textechno celebrates its 70th anniversary

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Founded in April 1949, Textechno Herbert Stein GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, looks back at 70 years of innovation in textile testing. Today, the Group consists of Textechno and its Austrian subsidiary Lenzing Instruments. In Barcelona, the tried-and-tested Statimat series will be shown - the most ...

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New textile dryer

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The dryer manufacturer is presenting a new dryer model at ITMA - the Maxi. It fills the gap between the smallest Tesoma dryer Mini and the next-largest Compact line. The new Maxi combines the best features of the two dryer series. Its compact dimensions and the construction on rollers make it ...

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Techtextil/Texprocess

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

From May 14 - 17, 2019, Techtextil and Texprocess in Frankfurt/ Main, Germany, showed the areas in which technical textiles are used in everyday life and how textiles are processed. The trade fair duo attracted a total of 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries, 1,501 of them from 57 countries at ...

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Visionary specialty chemicals

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

n the field of fiber auxiliaries, CHT from Tübingen, Germany, will show its wide-ranging expertise, with countless products, opening up almost infinite application possibilities, for example for nonwovens such as diapers, wipes, filters, surgical gowns or geotextiles. CHT finishes and Duron spin ...

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Valves for the textile industry

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At ITMA the company from Ingolstadt, Germany, will be presenting a wide selection of seat valves as well as its innovative ball sector and sliding gate valves. The shut-off and control valves made by the German manufacturer are used for bleaching, dyeing, sizing, washing, singeing, thermofixing and ...

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Reliably simulating polyurethane foams

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Polyurethane foams play an important role in our everyday lives, even if we are generally not aware of them. We sit and lie on them every day. For example, car seats and mattresses are made of soft PU foams. Hard PU foams, on the other hand, are used as insulation materials in buildings. Predicting ...

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Innovating the world of textiles

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

In 2016 the German Fritz P. Mayer, was appointed as president of the organization. Mayer is currently a member of the Executive Board of the VDMA Textile Machinery Federation. In his role as president of Cematex he represents the European textile industry, reason enough to talk to him about ITMA 201 ...

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Textile recycling dominated by ITMA 2019

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Effective sorting systems have been further enhanced and form the basis of high-quality recycling processes. Mechanical waste treatment processes are constantly in demand, as even the chemical processes that are just emerging from the basic development stage require intensive comminution in advance ...

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ViP

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At the end of last year, Oerlikon Nonwoven presented its cooperation with Shaoyang Textile Machinery in China on spunmelt line solutions. For Rainer Straub, Managing Director at Oerlikon Nonwoven, this is the right step, moving the business unit in a new direction. Rainer has a long-standing ...

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