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Compact carbon recycling system

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

The increasing use of textile and nonwovenbased composites throughout the technology sector, combined with the clever use of mono material structures in parts and applications, is unlocking great potential for reductions in weight, energy and environmental pollution. Recycled carbon fi bers derived...

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Simplified initial winding for film

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

The user can define whether the adhesive effect shall be activated over the entire surface or only partially: Just moisten the desired surface with water from a spray can and the fi lm can be attached. Corrections can be made easily: If the fi lm does not fi t correctly, it can be removed and...

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Needlepunch line for Mexico

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Andritz has received an order from Autoneum, headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, to supply a neXline needlepunch eXcelle line to its plant in San Luis Potosi for the production of needlepunched velour felts from 300 to 900 gsm for the automotive market. Start-up of the line, which has a...

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Sales Euro 946 million

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Over 3,000 employees worldwide and in 2016 a sales revenue of Euro 946 million: these offi cial fi gures help illustrate the size of RadiciGroup, a multinational engaged in the chemicals, plastics and synthetic fi bers businesses and present in 16 countries, in Europe, Asia, North America and South...

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Synthetic geotextiles in landfill construction and hydraulic engineering

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Manufacturers must provide information regarding the geotextile robustness class, proof of resistance to various media, CE label, continuous monitoring of production quality and many other requirements. Generally speaking, the endurance of geosynthetics depends on the following factors: a...

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Lyocell fiber production plant in Thailand

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Lenzing plans construction of a state-of-the-art lyocell fi ber production plant in Prachinburi (Thailand) by the end of 2020. For this purpose, fi ber manufacturer is establishing a subsidiary in Thailand and purchasing a commercial property in Industrial Park 304 located near Bangkok. In the...

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VIPs IN NONWOVENS

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Anna Lucea has been responsible for the man made fi bers auxiliaries section at the Bozzetto Group as Business Development Manager since the beginning of the year. For the native Spaniard who has been living in Krefeld, Germany, for the past few months, it is as though she's come full circle. Over...

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Palexpo Geneva in April: 12,758 visitors, 666 exhibitors

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

The exhibitors that avr talked to over the four days of Index gave a positive assessment of the trade fair. A total of 12,758 industry experts visited the halls, while 666 exhibitors from 41 countries presented their innovations. Part 2 of the interviews in avr 5. The subject of ever-greater...

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"Bavaria's Best 50"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Sandler AG from Schwarzenbach/ Saale, Germany was awarded for the second time "Bavaria's Best 50" by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs - as one of the fi fty fastest-growing, privately owned medium-sized companies in Bavaria. Ilse Aigner, Deputy Minister-President of Bavaria and State...

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Increasing comfort while maintaining performance

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Always at the center: Technology to address today's quest for softer, cloth-like nonwoven materials. The Packaging and Specialty Plastics business of The Dow Chemical Company presented its brand new Aspun MB Meltblown Fiber Resins and Pouchug sensory packaging technology providing converters and...

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Hybrid fleeces made of recycled carbon fibers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Depending on process steps, various forms of recycled carbon fi bers (rCF) are generated during the processing of carbon fi bers (CF). These include waste dry fi bers resulting from production rest and cuttings (type 1), preimpregnated fi bers from prepreg waste/cuts (type 2) as well as fi bers...

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Made from pure cellulose

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

The composite material developed at DITF Denkendorf - German Institute of Textile and Fiber Research - was able to hold its own in the 'new material' category. Purcell is a new kind of material made from pure cellulose: Both the reinforcement fi ber and the matrix components consist of this natural...

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Groundbreaking in Mills River, North Carolina

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

The nonwovens manufacturer from the Erzgebirge region will invest around Euro 20 million in the new production facility. The U.S subsidiary Norafi n (Americas) Inc. in North Carolina aims to provide 45 new jobs in nonwovens starting in April 2018. There were several good reasons for choosing the...

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Innovations

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

One of the companies able to shine with environmentally optimized products was Advansa, a main supplier for the nonwoven wallpaper industry. Its product range includes more than 35 individual types of fi ber, which are produced in Germany using the latest production technology. Besides standard fi...

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Between paper and textile - airlaid nonwovens

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Today, this spunlace technology serves the entire nonwoven market and, in terms of product construction and application, even opened up new possibilities for the airlaid process. The application of the hydroentangling process for producing multilayer airlaid composites offers processing, economic...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Welcome to our September issue. Dornbirn is calling - and for the 56th time. So the main topic is practically pre-determined so shortly before the meeting in the "Fiber City" (September 13-15). This year's Index17 also focused on new fi bers. A whole array of manufacturers presented developments as...

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"Dreaming light"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Gustav Mahler's eighth symphony was performed with a gigantic cast in the large concert hall of the Hamburger Elbphilharmonie as a production of the Hamburg State Opera, the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Also present was the renowned Stuttgart-based light...

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New generation of polymer dispersion

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

One of these is Acralen SNX 7675, the new generation of self-cross-linking waterbased polymer dispersion. "The Acralen SNX 7675 is particularly effi cient when used for heavy-duty industrial abrasive impregnation and coatings where durability and heat stability are required. Other criteria that can...

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Customized coatings & fascinating functions

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Providers of machinery for fi nishing and coating lines showed their range of products and services at Techtextil, while also displaying how they meet challenges such as saving energy and effi ciently using resources. Chemical producers and users impressed the audience with new trends. With this in...

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An indoor walk in the park

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Sioen's green wall was a visitor magnet: a living fl exible indoor wall fi lled with green plants, creating a fascinating park-like environment inside buildings. The wall, made of a textile complex, is designed for the integration of plants. It consists of several layers of nonwoven, scrims and...

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