News: Fibers & Filaments

21. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New microfiber ADVA Staple for the nonwovens industry

ADVANSA: neue Mikrofaser für die Vliesstoffindustrie With a diameter of only 8 μm (0.6 dtex), the fibers are particularly soft. A special surface treatment provides hydrophilicity, so that an immediate moisture transport can be ensured. more

20. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing traces its fibers with blockchain technology

Consumers increasingly want to understand the ingredients and suppliers of the products they buy, requesting a new level of transparency and traceability. The supply chain transparency from wood to garment and home textiles will enable all customers and partners to identify Tencel fibers and the respective wood source in each production and distribution step. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

Kelheim Fibres: Fiber diversity

Kelheim Fibres auf der Techtextil High-performance insulation materials, disinfectant wipes and supply chain transparency – Kelheim Fibers present solutions at Techtextil in Frankfurt. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

BWF Group: Optimal acoustics

BWF Group auf der Techtextil The BWF Group has developed the innovative technical fiber composite polySONIC fr, which mainly can be used in interior design, f.e. as wall covering, furniture, or acoustic panel. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

TWE: Sustainable nonwoven solutions

TWE auf der Techtextil At the Group's stand many applications for nonwovens made from recycled or bio-fibers will be shown. more

15. May 2019 | Techtextil

Norafin: "Green up your life"

At Techtextil Norafin points its spotlight at its newly developed brand for sustainable interior room concepts made of renewable raw materials – Extra Organic. more

14. May 2019 | Techtextil

ITM: Ready-made carbon fibers

ITM auf der Techtextil At ITM of TU Dresden innovative complex braided yarn constructions are currently developed and applied for the reinforcement of carbon composite components. more

13. May 2019 | Techtextil

Speciality chemicals - sustainable and trend-setting

The Ecoperl product family from CHT provides highly efficient water repellency without reducing breathability or wash durability. more

09. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Lenzing: solid start to the 2019 financial year

Fasern The Lenzing Group continued its solid development in the first quarter of 2019. more

08. May 2019 | Techtextil

BASF will be presenting a wealth of materials for textile applications

BASF auf der techtextil Permeable to water vapor, flexible and resilient: Elastollan as the basis for fabrics, films, nonwovens, yarns and coatings more

02. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Beaulieu: new polyolefin staple fiber at Techtextil 2019

UltraBond trägt zu 100% Recyclingfähigkeit bei At its Techtextil 2019 showcase, BFI will give centre stage to innovations. more

01. May 2019 | Techtextil

Techtextil shows tomorrow's materials

Die Stoffe, aus denen die Zukunft ist The intelligent processing of such manmade fibers as raw materials is an important foundation for future textile innovations. Market leaders such as the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment and its brands Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven stand for this. Their innovative technologies from melt to yarn, fibers and nonwovens lay the foundation for many of the applications mentioned here – and for ever higher performance, efficiency and quality on the journey to tomorrow's materials.
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30. April 2019 | Techtextil

Amann: Intelligent threads

Amann: Intelligente Garne Embroidered on car seats as touch switches or incorporated into the sole of a shoe, intelligent threads could replace plastic switches and cables that require a lot of raw materials, which not only makes them significantly more environmentally friendly, but also makes them easier to process and more pleasant to handle or wear. more

24. April 2019 | Techtextil

Teijin: High-performance materials at Techtextil

Aramid fibers The Teijin Group will exhibit from May 14 – 17 at Techtextil 2019 in Frankfurt. more

16. April 2019 | News, Views & Markets

New owners at TWD Fibres

Polyester- und Polyamid-Garne Following the takeover of TWD by the Luxembourg private equity fund 4K Invest in 2015, the latter is now separating from the majority of its shares. more

10. April 2019 | Medtech

Intelligent yarns

Silver-tech Anwendung in einem Schmerzgürtel The applications of conductive threads are wide-ranging. They can transfer electricity and data and thus provide information more

28. March 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Eco Cycle technology for Veocel

Eco Cycle-Technologie für Veocel Lenzing announced the introduction of Eco Cycle technology under its specialty nonwoven brand, Veocel. more

25. March 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

The truth about cotton

Baumwollfeld in Brasilien There are many reports on the water consumption of cotton that have been in circulation for years but are desperately in need of an update more

07. March 2019 | Events & Dates

ITA's new induction heated glass fibre production line

Induktiv beheiztes Bushing der neuartigen Glasfaserspinnanlage At the joint stand of the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Construction (AZL), the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA) will demonstrate its more

25. February 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New lactam wastewater recovery plant at RadiciFil

Neue Anlage bei RadiciFil Enhanced environmental performance and improved polymer and, hence, yarn quality: these are the main objectives set for the new lactam wastewater recovery plant installed at the RadiciFil production site in Casnigo (Bergamo) during the course of 2018. more

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