ITM: Ready-made carbon fibers
At the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) of TU Dresden innovative complex braided yarn constructions are currently developed and applied for the reinforcement of carbon composite components, medical applications (implants, stents), gas and liquid filters, thermal and electrical elements etc. These yarns are manufactured using a Herzog flexible braiding machine and are now presented for the first time in Frankfurt.
Also on show is the entire process chain, from the production of precursor fibers to finally, the carbonization. Another highlight of the presentation will be the variety of possibilities offered by the structure and process simulation of textile high-performance materials and textile manufacturing processes. At the ITM, intensive research is being carried out on the modeling of structures and processes along the entire textile chain. By means of multi-scale modeling and simulation, a deep understanding of material and processes is achieved. These generated models are then used in the fields of fiber-reinforced plastics, filter textiles, medical textiles, textile-reinforced concrete, and textile membranes.
Additional recent research results of the chair of ready-made technology at the ITM are offered at the parallel texprocess in hall 4.0., booth A60.
Hall 3.0 Booth G43