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30 years of Autocoro Rotor: Always springing surprises
30 years of Autocoro Rotor: Always springing surprises

The logical interlinking of productivity with a high level of yarn and package quality makes Autocoro yarns extremely attractive for all mass-produced textiles, from jeans and T-shirts to hand towels and bed linen.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Developments in textile processing machinery
Developments in textile processing machinery

Use of ultrasound and plasma technology in processing will be a major development in next decade, predicts the author, after enumerating a series of latest developments in processing and dyeing of textiles.

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Some new dyestuff application on nylon, polyester fabrics
Some new dyestuff application on nylon, polyester fabrics

A newly synthesised group of mono azo disperse dyes gives a range of yellow to reddish orange shades with good to very good light fastness, very good to excellent wash fastness and good to excellent exhaustion.

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Decolouration of dyehouse effluent by activated carbon
Decolouration of dyehouse effluent by activated carbon

Technologies based on membrane systems are among the best alternative methods that can be adopted for application to treat cotton textile effluents and minimise pollution load.

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Wrinkle recovery finishing for cellulosic fabric
Wrinkle recovery finishing for cellulosic fabric

Application of N-methylol based finishing agent using pad-flash-cure technique can form strong cross-link network within the micro structure of cellulose as compared to the pad-dry and pad-dry-cure technique.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Engineering textiles for soil consolidation
Engineering textiles for soil consolidation

Highlighting the theory of soil consolidation and factors affecting it, the authors further describe the various methods used for soil consolidation and bring out the significance of band drains for soil consolidation.

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Conference on German technology for Indian technical textiles
Conference on German technology for Indian technical textiles

The production of technical textiles in India is expected to grow from Rs 37,100 crore in 2007/2008 to Rs 62,420 crore in 2012/2013: An increase of 11% per annum, which makes technical textiles a promising sector of the Indian textile industry.

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Global geosynthetics meet in Brazil in May
Global geosynthetics meet in Brazil in May

The 9th International Conference on Geosynthetics of the IGS (9ICG), the primary international geosynthetics event, held every four years, will be held for the first time in the Southern Hemisphere from 23 to 27 May 2010 in the city of Guarujá, which is about 90 km from Săo Paulo, the largest city in Brazil.

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US demand for nonwoven roll goods to hit $6.3 bn in 2013

Demand for nonwoven roll goods is projected to rise at a 3.7 per cent annual rate to $ 6.3 billion in 2013. US population, household and personal income growth will result in higher expenditures for wipes and other consumer disposables.

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Comfortable kids seats, thanks to spacer textiles
Comfortable kids seats, thanks to spacer textiles

Checking-off towns by their car licence plates, counting the number of cars, or constantly feeding them sweets are just some of the tricks used by parents to keep their children happy on long journeys, but they usually forget the glaringly obvious – the comfort and well-being of their little passengers.

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coldblack® wins Textile Design Award 2009
coldblack® wins Textile Design Award 2009

The tenth biannual Design Prize Switzerland was held recently. From over 300 entries and 36 nominated projects, the eight-member international jury selected six winners in different categories. The competition with total prize money of CHF 195,000 attracts domestic and foreign designers with a relation to Switzerland.

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General
New developments in spinning, weaving, & processing
New developments in spinning, weaving, & processing

The textile industry has been developing rapidly and newer technologies are introduced and the only formula for survival is encapsulating those innovations into the manufacturing process and making the best of use them for increasing the productivity and quality.

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Properties of silk/Modal blended knitted fabrics
Properties of silk/Modal blended knitted fabrics

Silk/modal blended knitted fabrics have the highest air permeability and abrasion resistance besides least air resistance with very good thermal conductivity – all these properties making this blended fabric an excellent choice as garment material.

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Measuring seam pucker in stitched woven garments
Measuring seam pucker in stitched woven garments

The displacement puckering due to needle piercing, which based on needle diameter, shows that small needles (75/11) cause less pucker compared to big needles (90/14).

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Humidification and Ventilation Management in Textile Industry
Humidification and Ventilation Management in Textile Industry

The need for maintaining for temperature and humidity in a textile mills as been discussed in various forums and the same has been well accepted. The technicians working in the mills are aware of the various equipment available for providing the required humidity and temperature.

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Quality Characterisation of Apparel
Quality Characterisation of Apparel

Quality Characterisation of Apparel, authored by Dr Subrata Das, covers characterisation of performance, durability, and colour fastness of apparels along with mandatory regulations on flammability, fibre composition and care labels.

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MMF Front Looks Up
Glad tidings have come from India's man-made fibre (MMF) export front, after seven consecutive quarters of decline in its growth. MMF textile exports for the 9-month period, April 2013 to December 2013 touched US $4.2 billion against US $3.8 billion. One of
Cotton yarn: Quality depends on mixing strategy
A systematic mixing plan by maintaining the lowest possible variation in cotton quality parameters ensures trouble-free yarn production with consistent yarn quality, affirms Sunil Kumar Sharma. In a
Airbag: Life saving textiles
The airbag fabric may be coated to increase the strength of the fabric so that the fabric is reinforced, and by increasing the strength of the fabric, breakage of the airbag can be minimised, assert R Senthil Kumar and S Sundaresan
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