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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The textile industry has just presented itself as a dynamic high-tech sector at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, and now we are already packing our bags and heading to the next international industry highlight in Barcelona, Spain. ITMA is the trend-setting trade fair, where textile machinery ...

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Analyzing softness

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At the beginning of this year emtec Electronic GmbH sold the 300th TSA Softness Analyzer. The device is now in use in 48 countries, around the world. In Barcelona, the company will showcase its well-known softness testing instrument to fair visitors.

Additionally, on June 21, Alexander Grüner will ...

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Integrated, smart, fully digitized

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In Barcelona, the globally active Swiss familyowned company Zünd presents versatile and high-performance cutting systems. State-ofthe- art software tools underline its digital competence. As in so many other industries, digital technology has already become firmly established in the textiles ...

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Microfiber nonwovens for professional volleyballs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

A lot of people enjoy playing volleyball, but only a handful of them know that nonwovens are also used in professional volleyballs. Kuraray has a long-standing partnership with Mikasa, with a collaboration between the two companies dating back to 1967, when they began developing a surface material ...

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TU Vienna develops promising polymers

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After years of work, a team from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) has succeeded in finding a chemical synthesis method for these S-PPVs. The manufacturing process has now been patented. Organic polymers can now be found in solar cells, sensors, LEDs and a large number of other ...

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Advansa

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The leading European fiber producer has developed a new microfiber for the nonwovens industry using a unique technology. With a diameter of only 8 ìm (0.6 dtex), the fibers are particularly soft. A special surface treatment gives them hydrophilic properties, ensuring that moisture is immediately ...

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IDEA focuses on sustainability and cooperation

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Sharing superpowers "As a leader in the innovation of smart adhesive technologies for disposable hygiene products, we have consistently revolutionized and spurred development in the industry. Here at IDEA 2019, we are sharing our 'superpowers'. By participating in this event we want to contribute to ...

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Two complete production lines

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

On the eve of Techtextil, Trützschler opened its new Nonwovens Customer and Technology Center in Egelsbach, Germany. The technology center presents two complete production lines: an inline carding line with thermobonding and spunlacing equipment and an industrial working width spunlace- crosslapper ...

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Recycling in a direct spinning process

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The Gneuß recycling technology from Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, enables the processing of high-volume, industrial PET waste from fiber, nonwoven or film production as well as from contaminated post-consumer bottle flakes. The recycling technology is based on the Gneuß processing unit (GPU) with MRS ...

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A blade is a blade, isn't it?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Textechno celebrates its 70th anniversary

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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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