15. June 2018 | Research & Development

Niri with recent investments in a new facility plus new equipment

With over 450 projects completed for more than 200 clients, the Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (Niri) has invested significantly in a range of new equipment, made possible by the Institute’s move from the University of Leeds campus to a new facility, and giving Niri even greater scope to help companies develop better-performing products.The new equiment include:

  • Inovenso NE300 electrospinner to produce uniform nanofibrous structures at an area of up to ~24x37cm
  • Perfojet flatbed hydro-entanglement pilot line which can work with widths ~35cm
  • Phenom-Pro SEM for imaging nonwoven structures at micro-scale
  • A new liquid extrusion capillary flow porometer (Porolux 100FW)
  • New liquid strike through time and re-wet testing, designed in accordance to NWSP 070.7.RO (15) and NWSP 070.8.RO (15)
The Niri team consists of highly qualified technical textile scientists with industrial experience and has a proven record of helping companies grow their business across many sectors including; medical, hygiene, filtration and transport.

edited by Petra Gottwald

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