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Autoconer X5: Synonymous for excellent package winding
Autoconer X5: Synonymous for excellent package winding

The total sum of many deliberately designed features provides the performance boost for the Autoconer X5, and in terms of concept the Autoconer X5 is designed for maximum flexibility.

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Superfinish surfaces thanks to trail-blazing clamping know-how
Superfinish surfaces thanks to trail-blazing clamping know-how

In Supfina's most recent new development, the superfinishing system 'Supfina 480', clamping elements are a vital part. Thanks to its innovative design, the system is absolutely perfect for honing cylindrical workpieces or tapered rolls.

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Allow motor to breathe out to maintain health in textile mills

Ring frame motors do not maintain sustained efficiency over years, and hotter motors inside a mill is a symptom of mill inefficiency, says the aothor, who advocates allowing motors to breathe out openly in order to keep spinning mills healthy.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
A comparison of bleaching on cotton twill fabric
A comparison of bleaching on cotton twill fabric

Peracetic acid is more effective as a bleaching agent than hydrogen peroxide and an acceptable degree of whiteness (CIE whiteness index 80) can be obtained with minimum loss of tensile strength.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Global retailing of apparels & textiles
Global retailing of apparels & textiles

As retailers develop their own private-label collections, they also change the competitive dynamics of the textile and apparel supply chain, since they become competitors of traditional apparel manufacturers and designers.

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Instrumentation & IT
Studies on tension measurement in winding
Studies on tension measurement in winding

Many processes can run at least 30% faster with better quality of package by precise tension control in winding process and it is essential to develop an instrument which should give accuracy in results in terms of tension.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Geotextile degradation under different environ conditions

Degradation of geotextiles depends on nature of the environmental conditions (pH & RH), blend proportion of the natural and man-made fibres and mass per unit area of the fibres in the fabrics.

published July, 2010 more Details   more Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Global demand for carbon fibres in cars set to reach 8.5 mn tons by 2015

Global demand for carbon fibres in the production of cars and other light vehicles is set to reach 8.5 million tons by 2015, according to a new report by Textiles Intelligence. This prediction is based on the assumption that each new car will have just 100 kg of carbon fibres on average, but the actual potential market could be much greater as fibre prices come down with rising volumes.

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Sports shirt with breathable zones produced on RSJ 5/1 EL
Sports shirt with breathable zones produced on RSJ 5/1 EL

The fitness trend continues unabated, and goes hand in hand with the attempts of textile specialists to develop new products to improve exercising and training performance. The warp knitting process is particularly suitable for manufacturing functional sportswear.

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Huntsman innovation for outstanding sportswear
Huntsman innovation for outstanding sportswear

Today’s lifestyle, fashion trends and concern for health and environment have raised the demand for colourful wear with very high fastness properties. TERASIL®W-EL is an innovative and unique range of disperse dyes which achieves the highest wash fastness on polyester/elastane blends through reliable process and outstanding performance.

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Bogner uses 3XDRY® effect in summer 2010 as well
Bogner uses 3XDRY® effect in summer 2010 as well

Sevelen, Switzerland: Golfers are always hoping for good weather. But when the sun really beats down, extreme demands are made of the body. The golfer begins to perspire and feels increasingly uncomfortable.

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Recycled PET bottles... A Journey from Outerwear to Fashionwear

What will be common in the uniforms of the nine teams of World Cup Soccer pet bottles! The jersey worn by the players will be made out of recycled plastic, an endorsement to the use of recycled plastic bottles in the clothing industry, which is being supported worldwide as a variable sustainable initiative to protect the environment.

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Nonwoven technology aiding in containing Gulf oil spill

An industry more known for its baby diapers, household wipes and medical products is making a vital contribution to the containment and cleanup of the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Australian Triathlete with coldblack® apparel
Australian Triathlete with coldblack® apparel

coldblack® and Descente are teaming up to sponsor pro triathlete Paul Ambrose. Hailing from Australia, Ambrose is a rising star in professional triathlon and will race events globally in Descente apparel with coldblack®.

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Unique thermal fluid filtration system lets nonwoven plants run more efficiently
Unique thermal fluid filtration system lets nonwoven plants run more efficiently

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina USA: A heat transfer fluid filtration system from Liquid Process Systems, Inc of Charlotte, North Carolina USA has been specifically developed for nonwoven plants and resort textile operations to filter contaminants down to 10 microns and as low as 5 microns for enhanced efficiency and longer plant life.

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Bright future for personal protective clothing forecast

According to a report from Textiles Intelligence, there is a bright future for personal protective clothing and other personal protective equipment (PPE) – especially products, which incorporate emerging technologies and materials such as nanotechnology, smart technology and hybrid materials.

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Khosla industrial fabrics
Khosla industrial fabrics

Khosla Profil Pvt Ltd has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing of filtration and industrial fabrics having fully integrated operation right from fibre to made-ups. With the recent expansion and by acquiring world-class technology, it is today at par with any European company.

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Lindström, workwear specialist, launches Mumbai operations

Lindström, the Finnish textile services company, today announced the formal launch of their Mumbai operations. Lindström offers specialised full workwear services starting from design to final disposal of workwear as well as maintenance of workwear helping clients improve their corporate image.

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General
Six sigma in textile industry
Six sigma in textile industry

Textile industry being a field dealing with a lot of variations and defects in each process is the ideal place for six sigma application, and speedy implementation of the right method will make a significant and successful difference in many of the companies’ future.

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Comfort properties of linen knits
Comfort properties of linen knits

Linen, a natural fibre, is inherent with comfort properties, and being highly absorbent and a good conductor of heat, linen blended with other textile fibres can be engineered to meet all the comfort characteristics required for sportswear and activewear.

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A Raw Deal
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Testing the world's favourite fibre
Cotton is the world's favourite fibre, and a superb raw material for many textile end-uses. But it is by no means easy to work with - as a natural product, its many variabilities present some extremely complex challenges.
Arvind's fire protection solutions
Since 1931, Arvind Ltd stands tall as the flagship enterprise of the $14 billion Lalbhai group. Arvind has marked its presence throughout the apparel value chain - from fibre to retail. The company has recently made a strong foray
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