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Optimising drying process in drum dryers: Atmoset SMT-12 shows the way

Much energy is lost when drying textiles in drum dryers because the drying performance cannot be optimally controlled depending on the product. Mahlo's new dryer controller, Atmoset SMT solves that problem and optimises the dryer's energy balance.

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Saurer Epoca 05 Second Generation: Ultimate in shuttle embroidery

Apart from its technically mature solutions, the Saurer Epoca 05 Second Generation is a winner on account of its extraordinary flexibility, and is the most complete embroidery machine on the market as far as the stitching of yarns and embroidering of fabrics are concerned.

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Oerlikon Barmag pumps: Available for every spinning plant
Oerlikon Barmag pumps: Available for every spinning plant

At the end of its working life, the average Oerlikon Barmag spinning pump has performed its duty for around five years – 365 days a year, 24 hours a day – so reliably that, in the best case, the yarn manufacturer has completely forgotten that it actually has hundreds of pumps on duty in its spinning plant.

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Knitting & Hosiery
Machine-woven carpets: Pioneering a new revolution
Machine-woven carpets: Pioneering a new revolution

The new carpet weaving machines from Van de Wiele have widened remarkably the horizons of machine-woven carpets in the recent years.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Properties of spun silk knitted fabrics
Properties of spun silk knitted fabrics

Spun silk knitted fabrics have higher bursting strength, higher abrasion resistance, higher air permeability, better wicking, higher shrinkage and lower drape as against the comparable cotton knitted fabrics, irrespective of knit structure.

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Jute/Cotton blends for winter wear
Jute/Cotton blends for winter wear

Fabrics constructed with jute-cotton blended yarns are best suited for clothing used for winter wears, provided necessary chemical treatments are given to modify their chemical properties.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Energy saving potentials in thermal nonwovens processes
Energy saving potentials in thermal nonwovens processes

In thermal nonwovens processes, the major part of the costs in the medium and the long term are not caused by the purchase costs for the machinery but by the required thermal energy generated with corresponding quantities of gas, electricity or oil. The estimations of many owners are in this aspect completely wrong.

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US performance apparel market shakes off recession

The outlook for the US performance apparel market looks encouraging, according to a new report by Textiles Intelligence. Following a modest decline in 2009, sales recovered sharply in the early months of 2010.

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CINTE is perfect platform for super absorbent fibre manufacturer

Two years since the success of the last China TechTextil Exhibition (CINTE) Super Absorbent Fibre (Oasis SAF®) manufacturer Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL) is gearing up for the 2010 nonwovens and technical textiles event. Organised by Messe Frankfurt, CINTE 2010 will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre between 19 - 21 October.

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JEC Composites Group to launch Singapore summit

JEC Composites Group has announced that the first ever Innovative International Composites Summit (IICS) will be held in Singapore on 12 - 14 October, in conjunction with the JEC Show Asia 2010.

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NSC Nonwoven lines in SA, Czech & Saudi Arabia
NSC Nonwoven lines in SA, Czech & Saudi Arabia

In 2010, fibretex established fibretex South Africa (Pty) Ltd together with Safyr (South African Fibre Yarn Rugs Pty Ltd) a local South African partner. The view of the company is to manufacture and market needlepunched products.

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ANDRITZ innovations for technical textiles & nonwovens
ANDRITZ innovations for technical textiles & nonwovens

At CINTE Techtextil (October 19 - 21, 2010), ANDRITZ once again underlines its strong capabilities to supply comprehensive system solutions for the technical textiles and nonwoven industry. ANDRITZ Küsters (Krefeld, Germany) and ANDRITZ Perfojet (Montbonnot, France) present their combined product range, from forming to finishing.

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OUTLOOK's keynote speaker

EDANA has announced the keynote speaker for the 9th edition of OUTLOOK, which will take place in Budapest, Hungary from 22nd to 24th September 2010. Robert Ward, Director of Global Forecasting for the Economist Intelligence Unit will address the topic “Global Economic Perspectives: EIU’s overview of global growth perspectives and factors.”

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INDA Awards for 2 nonwovens industry professionals

The ninth annual INDA Award for Lifetime Technical Achievement will be presented to industry veteran Terry Young, of the Procter & Gamble Company, while the coveted Lifetime Service Award will be given to Jay Forcucci, of Nanostatics Corporation, at the inaugural Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference, September 20 - 23 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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State-of-the-art flammability testers at BTRA

The Bombay Textile Research Association has announced the installation of the following state-of-the -art flammability testers at its laboratory.

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Hohenstein researchers improve functional sportswear

German manufacturers of sports textiles are among the most innovative companies in the textile industry. Researchers at the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim are helping these companies to improve the functional properties of their textiles by developing practical construction guidelines.

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Lenzing FR® BLACK, a breakthrough in protective fibres
Lenzing FR® BLACK, a breakthrough in protective fibres

A new idea coming from the established fibre Lenzing FR®, Lenzing has launched the fibre innovation Lenzing FR® BLACK for the first time at Techtextil North America. The Lenzing FR® fibre, with an incorporated black dyestuff, offers a host of advantages for both the textile industry and the wearer of protective clothing. Lenzing FR® BLACK is the first and only black, flame resistant textile cellulose fibre.

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Impressive speakers lineup marks inaugural RISE Conference

Speakers from industries as diverse as automotives, consumer products and health care – along with some of the most forward-thinking innovators in the business today – highlight the impressive agenda at the inaugural Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference, scheduled for September 20-23 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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General
Quality, creativity hallmark of German technology
Quality, creativity hallmark of German technology

If Swiss machinery stands for precision, German machinery is known for their thoroughbred technologies. It is a well-established fact that once you invest in German technologies, then one can forget about maintenance, having the advantage of buying a machinery for a longer life-time.

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VDMA sets up Composite Technology Network

The VDMA has put in place a new network for machinery manufacturers engaged in the development and production of technologies for the manufacture and quality control of composite materials.

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Save 200 bales of cotton with WASTECONTROL
Save 200 bales of cotton with WASTECONTROL

Fibres should be part of the yarn and not of the waste. Therefore, Trutzschler developed WASTECONTROL BR-WCT. WASTECONTROL is a unique tool for improving the economic efficiency of the blowroom by raw material savings.

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Spectacular results with ultra-low dye liquor levels from new Thies machine

A new dyeing machine for fabrics and knitted goods that offers ultra-low dye liquor levels with ratios as low as 1:3.7 for cottons has been introduced by Thies Textilmaschinen of Germany. The new Thies iMaster H2O dyeing machine has been designed for all fabrics and knitted goods to ensure economic and environmental operation with advanced automation at low liquor levels.

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Groz-Beckert's Technology & Development Centre opened
Groz-Beckert's Technology & Development Centre opened

On July 16 and 17, 2010, Groz-Beckert's Technology and Development Centre (TEZ) in Albstadt was privately as well as officially opened. On Friday, July 16, selected guests from industry, science and politics were invited together with numerous customers and partners; on Saturday, July 17 the event was exclusively for the company's employees.

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Monforts leads in high efficiency finishing + energy saving

Under the theme ‘Energy savings with high efficiency finishing’, Monforts has introduced a new double-sided Softcoating unit and a new Sanforisor recently. Both have made their mark in ensuring significant energy savings with high efficiency finishing.

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FSD rotary screw compressor from Kaeser
FSD rotary screw compressor from Kaeser

Modern textile businesses are amongst the heaviest users of compressed air today. Moreover, their success – almost more than in any other sector – depends upon a reliable, cost-effective and efficient supply of quality compressed air at all times.

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WarpMaster, a fully automatic drawing-in machine
WarpMaster, a fully automatic drawing-in machine

Knotex, which is now under the corporate fold of Groz-Beckert Group, whose headquarters is in Albstadt is an ideal partner for the portfolio around weaving preparation. The specialist has more than 60-years experience in the development and manufacture of warp tying machines and drawing-in machines.

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Bruckner lines for dry finishing
Bruckner lines for dry finishing

The Brückner group is a world-wide acting owner-run mechanical engineering company with 60-years of tradition and experience. The group is a systems supplier in the field of dry finishing of knitted and woven fabric, of finishing of technical textiles and it offers its customers services and parts for the Bruckner machines as long as they are in production.

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From aircraft to weaving machine: Engineering expertise with passion
From aircraft to weaving machine: Engineering expertise with passion

The worldwide renowned company DORNIER started to produce textile machines in 1950 - the result of the search for a new field of activity. The company's focus is on sustainability, mirrored in how people, the environment and ofcourse product development are handled.

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THEN dyeing systems for speed & reliability

Fong's Europe GmbH is one of the world’s largest suppliers of piece and yarn dyeing equipment, with a range covering everything from beam dyeing, chemical and dye dosing systems to control and control stand systems. THEN is part of Fong’s Industries Co Ltd, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited.

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Orthopac CRVMC-12: Specialist for carpets & technical textiles
Orthopac CRVMC-12: Specialist for carpets & technical textiles

Mahlo® is the world's leading provider of control and automation systems for the textile finisher. The range of products and services sets new standards in terms of quality assurance and process optimisation, and its explicit objective is to ensure best possible value for money, no matter how diverse the individual requirements are.

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Think e-save & reduce production costs: Go Oerlikon's way
Think e-save & reduce production costs: Go Oerlikon's way

Oerlikon Barmag started promoting energy-conscious machines and components under the motto "Think e-save and reduce your production costs" in 2005. Oerlikon Barmag CEO, Mr Stefan Kross talks about energy efficiency, sustainable technologies and his vision for the filament business.

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PLEVA AF 310: Ensuring shade continuity in dyed fabric
PLEVA AF 310: Ensuring shade continuity in dyed fabric

The high quality requirements in shade continuity in length and width on continuous dyed fabric requires online pick-up measurement and according to the pick-up side/centre/side the padder pressure is adjusted automatically with the PLEVA AF 310 CIMATIC PadderControl system.

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Xetma Vollenweider: Machines for textile finishing

Under the brand Xetma Vollenweider two companies, which have together more than 300-years of well-founded experience as well as profound knowledge in the area of dry mechanical finishing of textiles have joined their forces: Gematex Textilveredlungsmaschinen GmbH, Germany and Sam Vollenweider AG, Switzerland.

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MAGNOTOP: Ingenious flat system for Trützschler Cards
MAGNOTOP: Ingenious flat system for Trützschler Cards

When Trutzschler delivered the first cards equipped with MAGNOTOP Flats in 2007, they had high expectations concerning this new development. Today, approximately two years later, they can proudly state: Their expectations were not only met, but even exceeded!

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Schwing's premium polymer cleaning technology

SCHWING Fluid Technik GmbH, Germany is well-known for worldwide competence in premium polymer cleaning. State-of-the-art thermal cleaning technology together with an optimised post treatment procedures, guarantee perfectly cleaned spinnerets and other contaminated production parts, which should continuously provide trouble free production flow and excellent spinning performance.

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