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Recent trends in winding & Excello Automatic Cone Winder
Recent trends in winding & Excello Automatic Cone Winder

The pay-back period of Excello Automatic Cone Winder is always less by 1 year in comparison to other winders; great value for the money being invested.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Improved efficiency through sensitisation of cellulose
Improved efficiency through sensitisation of cellulose

The dyeing of sensitised fabric offers several benefits such as savings in dye cost, steam, water, electricity, labour and importantly on waste water treatment due to reduced load at source.

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Bio-polishing of knit goods
Bio-polishing of knit goods

The appearance and handle of cotton knits can be significantly improved by treatment with celluloses, and such treatment leads to the removal of surface hairs from fabric and improve brightness of dyed fabric.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Technical textiles, a fertile soil for SMEs growth
Technical textiles, a fertile soil for SMEs growth

There is life for the Indian textile industry by growing small and medium scale enterprises surrounding the technical textiles sector.

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Developments in sutures & surgical gown materials
Developments in sutures & surgical gown materials

The medical textile industry has diversified with new materials and innovative designs due to evolving polymer technology. Textiles structures in implantation are identified by structure, material composition, and behaviour of fibre surface and degradation.

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Warp knitted fabrics cover from roof liner to steering-wheel
Warp knitted fabrics cover from roof liner to steering-wheel

On June 10, 2010, after three exhibition days at Chemnitz in Germany, the mtex -- International Fair & Symposium on Textiles and Composites in Vehicle Construction -- ended with a complete success for Karl Mayer.

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AATCC co-sponsors NET Conference

AATCC is co-sponsoring the 2010 NET INC (Nonwovens Engineers & Technologists Innovative Nonwovens Conference) offered by TAPPI and the Nonwovens Institute November 10 - 12 in Raleigh, NC, USA.

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New generation eco-friendly flame retardant finishes
New generation eco-friendly flame retardant finishes

PYROVATEX® EXP represents a new generation of environmentally safe flame retardant finishes for 100% polyester from Huntsman Textile Effects.

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New Spin Pack for industrial yarn

Space-saving solutions are gaining in importance, and the Industrial Yarn area is no exception.

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Stretchable Nonwovens Report now available from INDA

The technologies behind stretchable nonwovens, key market opportunities and an explanation of market end-uses, highlight the “Stretchable Nonwovens Report,” authored by Smith, Johnson & Associates and recently released by INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry.

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Leading brands & athletes discover coldblack®
Leading brands & athletes discover coldblack®

Paul Ambrose, the triathlon athlete sponsored by Descente and coldblack® is gaining more and more success as is the German SOQ Team in the current season. Blueseventy uses coldblack®, as do Pearl Izumi, Skinfit and Thoni Mara and numerous other cycling, tri, and running brands.

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Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles
Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles

Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles’ is a new book published by Woodhead Publishing in June 2010.

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3 nonwoven groups support IFAI Expo Asia 2011

IFAI has announced that three top nonwovens groups: EDANA (European Disposables and Nonwovens Association), CNITA (China Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles Association) and ANFA (Asia Nonwovens Fabrics Association)--have agreed to support for IFAI's exciting new trade event taking place 22-25 March 2011 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

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TST signs brand deal with DSM Dyneema
TST signs brand deal with DSM Dyneema

Protective suit specialist, TST Sweden has signed a licensing agreement with fibre manufacturer DSM Dyneema that will enable them to use the Dutch company’s distinctive trademark on their multilayer water-jet protective suits made with the ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene Dyneema® fibre.

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Geogrids & gabions from Maccaferri

Maccaferri Environmental Solution Pvt Ltd (MESPL) is a pioneer in providing solutions for river training, flood relief, canal lining, apron protection, energy dissipation, soil conservation & erosion control, retaining structures, reinforced earth walls, cross drainage works, rock fall protection, coastal protection, waste containment pond, pond lining, ash pond, pavement restoration & stabilisation, etc.

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TAL takes part in ICTN 2010

Super Absorbent Fibre (Oasis SAF®) manufacturer Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL) is looking forward to attending the 2010 International Conference on Technical Textile and Nonwovens (ICTN). Organised by the Department of Textile Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology, ICTN 2010 will be held at the Institute’s campus in Delhi between 11th and 13th November, 2010.

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Trützschler Nonwovens' restructured management team
Trützschler Nonwovens' restructured management team

The organisational restructuring of the nonwovens activities within the Trützschler Group has now been realised in the personnel area as well.

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General
Neural networks in fabric engineering
Neural networks in fabric engineering

Neural Networks can be applied for the prediction of yarn properties to produce a fabric for a particular end use, and based on their influence on the performance of the fabric, yarn parameters are chosen.

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Yarn & fabric: Bamboo vs Cotton
Yarn & fabric: Bamboo vs Cotton

Bamboo yarn shows better results in case of strength, elongation and hairiness while the bursting strength of cotton fabric is significantly higher than bamboo fabric.

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Development of products using reclaimed fibres
Development of products using reclaimed fibres

Bearing in mind the availability of fossil raw materials to make synthetic fibres is limited, it can be forecast that reclaimed fibres or fibres recycled to other processes will grow in importance.

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45% Asia's export share marks strong upturn in 1st half of 2010
45% Asia's export share marks strong upturn in 1st half of 2010

Expertise combined with state-of-the-art technologies, system integration and a consistent customer focus is what keeps the big names in the Swiss textile machinery industry ticking.

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Novelties include versatile SX Jacquard Machine
Novelties include versatile SX Jacquard Machine

Stäubli's complete textile machinery range includes cam motions and dobby machines, the electronic Jacquard machines and harnesses, and weaving preparation systems division with automatic warp drawing-in, leasing and tying machines.

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RoCoS 1.2: Compacting at no additional running expenses
RoCoS 1.2: Compacting at no additional running expenses

Based on 4-years of experience, Rotorcraft has introduced RoCoS 1.2, the new generation of Rotorcraft compact spinning, to the market.

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Rieter spins success for mills with highest standards
Rieter spins success for mills with highest standards

Today, the end-products from Rieter systems -- ring yarn, Com4® compact yarn, ComfoRo® rotor yarn ComforJet® air-jet yarn – are legendary.

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ITEMA Weaving: Leader in 3 weft systems
ITEMA Weaving: Leader in 3 weft systems

ITEMA Weaving is the only company to produce weaving machines with the three leading weft insertion systems, providing the right weaving technology for every application.

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Benninger: Competence in reliability & cost-effectiveness
Benninger: Competence in reliability & cost-effectiveness

The Swiss company Benninger produces machinery and plants, which meet the highest standards for textile finishing. The range of Benninger products is rounded off with tire cord systems and the Benninger drive and control units.

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Amsler devices for higher value-added yarns
Amsler devices for higher value-added yarns

AMSLER Tex AG was founded about 40-years ago. It is a Swiss engineer enterprise, which is highly specialised and the global leader on the development and production of effect yarn systems for all kinds of spinning frames.

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Quality jacquard accessories from AGM Jactex
Quality jacquard accessories from AGM Jactex

AGM Jactex AG, based in Neuhausen, Switzerland is a leading manufacturer of accessories for the weaving industry with a main emphasis on jacquard weaving.

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Habasit: The future of belting is now
Habasit: The future of belting is now

In modern textile machinery, nothing goes without belts. Proud of being the world’s number 1 when it comes to belting, Habasit has been meeting customers’ needs even before they arise. Because sixty years of experience can make one see the future.

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Jakob Muller: Unrivalled leader in narrow fabrics
Jakob Muller: Unrivalled leader in narrow fabrics

Founded in Switzerland in 1887, Jakob Müller AG is the world leader in technology for the manufacture of woven and knitted tapes and webbing, woven labels, technical textiles, woven ropes, printed narrow fabrics, dyeing, make-up and winding machinery.

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Luwa: Strong partner for mills' air-conditioning needs
Luwa: Strong partner for mills' air-conditioning needs

Air-conditioning requirements of spinning, weaving and man-made fibre factories may be very diverse, optimising productivity and quality while minimizing operating costs are always a prime concern. In addition, employees expect a pleasant working environment.

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SSM: Trend-setting in winding continues
SSM: Trend-setting in winding continues

The Swiss based SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG is the trend-setter that drives the global market of winding technologies/machines. SSM’s competencies lie in the handling of the yarn during winding and yarn processing. SSM the inventor of the electronic yarn traverse system - is proud to continue its tradition by launching breakthrough technologies and attractive solutions.

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SwissTex sets new standards in extrusion spinning for BCF & T&I yarns
SwissTex sets new standards in extrusion spinning for BCF & T&I yarns

SwissTex has very recently introduced its latest innovations in the world of extrusion spinning for BCF and T&I yarns.

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Uster: Yarn clearing scales new peak
Uster: Yarn clearing scales new peak

This is yet another landmark year for Uster and its world-leading quality assurance systems. Following on from its dual celebration in 2007 of 60-years of evenness testing and 50-years of Uster Statistics, 2010 is the 50th anniversary of the yarn clearer.

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XO-Series for energy saving in vacuum conditioning & heat setting

XORELLA® as a member of Fong's Industries Group and its XO-Series energy saving vacuum conditioning and heat setting machines have been well received by customers since its launching. The new XO-Series uses key components with high quality and excellent engineering in both performance and reliability to help the customers to save energy consumption by 15 - 20%.

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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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