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World-class twisting spindles, chuck shafts & track rollers
World-class twisting spindles, chuck shafts & track rollers

The interplay of profound system understanding, global customer proximity and superior development and manufacturing expertise is the focus of Schaeffler Group Industrial’s presentation at ITMA 2007.

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SML’s BCF spinning line comes off with flying colours!
SML’s BCF spinning line comes off with flying colours!

A new era has begun for SML customers after the Munich ITMA with the SML launch of a couple of improvements on its spinning line product range. Both SML BCF spinning lines, monocolour and tricolour, have been totally reworked, which provides several new, additional advantages.

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Garnett Group’s online & offline quality control systems
Garnett Group’s online & offline quality control systems

Garnett Controls Ltd presented recently a brand new generation of their successful suite of control systems. The popular Rollaweigh and Microweigh feed control systems, which have become industry standards in recent years have been redesigned with new electronic interfaces and enhanced engineering design.

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Streat Instruments’ DRYCOM 8 Series
Streat Instruments’ DRYCOM 8 Series

Garnett Group’s another company, Streat Instruments of Christchurch, New Zealand has also launched a new generation of their moisture measurement and control systems. Streat products are designed to assist users to optimise production processes and maximise productivity, quality, operating efficiencies and profitability.

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Wira instruments for pilling, snagging
Wira instruments for pilling, snagging

Garnett Group company, Wira Instrumentation Ltd has also introduced a number of new instruments to enhance their expanding range of testing and quality control equipment for the textile and nonwoven industries.

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Knitting & Hosiery
Fabrics for garments: Imported vs indigenous
Fabrics for garments: Imported vs indigenous

Highlighting the shortcomings in terms of quality of the fabrics produced by the local, weaving and processing industries.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Plasma technology: A review
Plasma technology: A review

Lower cost of operation, improved durability and wear and development of new attributes for textiles are the key benefits that plasma based manufacturing of textile can bring.

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Textile wet processing scenario in India
Textile wet processing scenario in India

Increasing environment consciousness, newer legislations to preserve environment and human rights, scarcity of water and energy has driven R&D efforts in search of safe substitutes of the dyes and auxiliaries, and in this customer driven market, specific needs of customers such as flame retardancy, anti bacterial property, stain repellency, etc have further created challenges.

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Nano technology adds value to textile finishing
Nano technology adds value to textile finishing

Nanotex protective treatment is the latest in textile finishing with wider application and has been proving to be a useful tool in improving the performance of textiles.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Rs 48-cr scheme to promote technical textiles

The Indian Government has chalked out a plan to promote Domestic Technical Textile Sector. This information was given by the Minister of State for Textiles, Mr EV K S Elangovan, in the Lok Sabha recently.

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AlphaLine: Multi-purpose web-froming
AlphaLine: Multi-purpose web-froming

Dilo, Germany offers multi-purpose web-forming and needling line, consisting of the following Alpha components: feeder, card, crosslayer and needle loom. These complete line components are also available individually.

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No environ impact by absorbent hygiene products: EDANA
No environ impact by absorbent hygiene products: EDANA

The second ‘Sustainability Report: Absorbent Hygiene Products’ released by EDANA, the Brussels-based international association representing the interests of nonwovens and related industries, shows that the overall environmental impact of absorbent hygiene products is small and is decreasing as a result of the actions of the industry.

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Scope for nonwoven in automotive textiles
Scope for nonwoven in automotive textiles

Dr Boris Bauer of Hohenstein Institutes, Bonnigheim, Germany, and Bernd Gulich of Saxon Technical Research Institute, Chemnitz, Germany, were in India recently and shared their views on the new developments in the field technical textiles with Automotive Products Finder, and especially from the point of view of their application in automobiles.

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Lap Formair: Cost-effective airlaid nonwovens
Lap Formair: Cost-effective airlaid nonwovens

Cormatex’s newly designed machine, developed for the manufacturing of airlaid nonwovens, Lap Formair is based on a new aerodynamic fibre batt formation system, ready for subsequent needle punching or thermobonding processes, giving the final product a fibre density which is perfectly even both longitudinally and across the whole machine width.

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Garmat™/Geomat to prevent soil erosion
Garmat™/Geomat to prevent soil erosion

Garware Wall Ropes Ltd manufactures various technical textile products, of which GarmatTM/Geomat (Mulchmat) is a high performance product specifically engineered for solving difficult erosion control problems.

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GST state-of-the-art technologies for nonwovens
GST state-of-the-art technologies for nonwovens

Drawing on many years of experience, Grimm-Schirp Technologie (GST) collaborates very closely with its customers and work in constant development mode. Its R&D team is continually exploring new production and refinement processes and testing new technical advances.

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SteamJet: Fleissner gives fresh thrust to web bonding
SteamJet: Fleissner gives fresh thrust to web bonding

Fleissner, the leader in hydroentanglement machinery, has developed a new web bonding technology with steam.

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Revolutionary high performance fibres
Revolutionary high performance fibres

Conventional fibres may dominate the technical textile markets but the high performance fibres are needed in some specific applications.

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General
Shape Memory Polymers & their applications
Shape Memory Polymers & their applications

The research regarding Shape Memory Polymers (SMP), combining its super shape memory properties and improved strain resistance, continues its rapid growth and application in various fields.

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Benchmarking key result areas of textile industry
Benchmarking key result areas of textile industry

Benchmarking those key processes for performance improvement in terms of cost,quality, time, efficiency and response time as the case may be in a systematic manner and attaining them are in the domain of business process metrics.

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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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