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Overflow dyeing machine with extremely low liquor ratio
Overflow dyeing machine with extremely low liquor ratio

The well-proven application technology and the advanced design features of Fong’s Jumboflow High Temperature Dyeing Machine, which also include energy saving and environmental-friendly features, help its customers to achieve the ecological and economic benefits.

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Airlaid; Carding; Spunmelt – Cross technology potential for nonwovens

The main characteristic of Oerlikon Neumag's spunmelt lines is the outstanding flexibility created for the nonwovens producer with regard to the supply of a wide variety of products and truly unique fabrics.

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A precise, reliable & efficient way of measuring package density
A precise, reliable & efficient way of measuring package density

Peass Industrial Engineers Ltd, a renowned winding machinery manufacturer since last 40 yrs, always has an ear to their customer’s working issues.

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True Neps: Application in ring spinning process

In any Cotton mix and its Spinning process, Neps are available in various sizes. A Nep becomes significant or insignificant based on its size and for the Yarn Count which is spun out. While a Nep of “x” microns in size may be critical for a fine Count, the same size may not be critical for a Coarser count.

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Spinning & Weaving
How to estimate break-even utilisation for spinning mills?
How to estimate break-even utilisation for spinning mills?

Under normal trading conditions, a high productivity mill manufacturing 40s yarn can break-even at about 84% spindle utilisation, and the break-even utilisation ranges from 79% in 100s to 85% in 20s counts.

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Knitting & Hosiery
Knitted fabric faults: Inspection, causes & solutions
Knitted fabric faults: Inspection, causes & solutions

Fabric faults are responsible for major defects found by the garment industry, say the authors, who also propose a new inspection method permitting to appreciate objectively fabric quality.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Dyeing behaviour of soybean fibre with reactive dyes
Dyeing behaviour of soybean fibre with reactive dyes

With bi-functional reactive dyes, the dyeing cycle for soybean fibre is the most commercially viable, and with this dyeing cycle, the mechanical, wash fastness and light fastness properties of soybean fibre are also satisfactory.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Track and trace systems for garment manufacturing sector
Track and trace systems for garment manufacturing sector

In scope of the requirement for several ecological, eco-labelling systems for transparency in the Textile Supply Chain, it has been shown in practice that in many cases the searching of producers or business units backwards is difficult or impossible, say the authors, who present a new solution of documentation of standards and certifications.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Biopolymers in healthcare & medical applications
Biopolymers in healthcare & medical applications

In the global medical textile market, biopolymers such as chitin, chitosan, alginate, collagen and others have found invaluable applications.

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Filtration 2009 Exposition in Chicago

Over two months ago itself before it opens its doors to the global filtration industry, the Filtration 2009 International Conference and Exposition is more than 70% sold out. INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry and organiser of the annual trade show, expects the two-day exposition, November 18-19 at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, to match both exhibitor and attendance levels of recent Filtration shows.

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INDA Awards for 2 nonwovens industry professionals

The ninth annual INDA Award for Lifetime Technical Achievement was recently presented to long-time industry leader, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, The Nonwovens Institute and Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center, who has had an impressive technical career in nonwovens.

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Dow Corning's Active Protection System

Dow Corning Corporation’s Impact Protection Business Development Manager, Dr Liz Mallen presented “The Dow Corning® Active Protection System: Two Years on New Learnings, New Challenges, New Opportunities and Two New Technology Platforms”, at the How to Enter Technical Textiles Markets symposium.

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Canalair gets good response at Techtextil India

CANALAIR air solutions PVT LTD, subsidiary of CANALAIR S.r.l. Italy, having established its manufacturing plant at Coimbatore, India, participated at prestigious Techtextil’09 exhibition conducted during October 10-12 at Mumbai. Canalair’s stall was well designed and drew lot of visitors who were looking for quality solutions in air engineering.

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Techtextil India draws big crowd with more end-products on show
Techtextil India draws big crowd with more end-products on show

Techtextil India, which was held along with Heimtextil India in Mumbai, received an overwhelming response. Over 110 exhibitors, with a majority of them showcasing their end-products, saw over 4000 delegates visiting their stalls.

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Stretch ceilings for raw ceiling sans plaster & paint
Stretch ceilings for raw ceiling sans plaster & paint

“Stretch ceilings” are elastic sheets of calendered PVC, which permit to realise suspended ceilings quickly and at low cost, without plastering and painting. The sheet is fixed to the walls through PVC tracks, which pinch it and keep it in tension.

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Firestrike 245: Multi-functional protective wear
Firestrike 245: Multi-functional protective wear

Klopman International is unique in being Europe's only manufacturer dedicated solely to the production of polyester/cotton blended fabrics for image workwear, protectivewear, and casual apparel - a specialisation that reaches into virtually every sphere of the world at work, as well as the high street.

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Sahm winders for technical fibres
Sahm winders for technical fibres

SAHM customers expect the right product to gain competitive advantages. In close co-operation with customers from all part of the globe, SAHM experts develop technologies that lead the way to the future and set new standards for SAHM precision cross winders, parallel winders, rewinders and high speed winders.

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TAL focuses on SAF® for Indian market
TAL focuses on SAF® for Indian market

At a time when India is being promoted as a place with huge growth opportunities in the technical textile market, UK-based Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF®) manufacturers Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL) is just one more exhibitor hoping to tap into a vast market with enormous business prospects.

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Segmented weft-inserted fabrics make outdoor living safer
Segmented weft-inserted fabrics make outdoor living safer

Fabrics with different weft densities produced on the RS MSU S (Karl Mayer's) produce graduated shade effects.

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General
Terrot's 4-colour striper machine with 2 needle tracks
Terrot's 4-colour striper machine with 2 needle tracks

One in six circular knitting machines produced in textile factories around the globe today bears the Terrot brand name. Quality, precision and customer orientation have been pivotal in achievement of the success it enjoys around the world.

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Lonati's double cylinder machine for socks
Lonati's double cylinder machine for socks

Lonati is based on an area of 80,000 square metres of which 24,500 are occupied by buildings. It is located in the San Polo area in the Italian city of Brescia and employs 650 specialised staff. Lonati produces approximately 8,000 - 9,000 hosiery machines each year and has 50 models in production. Lonati exports 60% of its machines to all corners of the world.

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Fukuhara's Single Knit Series
Fukuhara's Single Knit Series

Japan-based Fukuhara's product line includes series of machines.

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Santoni's Warp Seamless SDW8
Santoni's Warp Seamless SDW8

Santoni was born in 1919 as the first Italian socks machine manufacturer. In 1988, Santoni entered the prestigious LONATI group, worldwide leader in the production of sock and pantyhose machines. From then on, the company has related his name to the “SEAMLESS” phenomenon, becoming itself worldwide leader in the production of electronic machines for garment without seams.

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PRIMO: 1st fully automatic yarn feeder
PRIMO: 1st fully automatic yarn feeder

LGL Electronics SpA is a leading company in the manufacturing of weft feeders and has achieved a position of high respect throughout the world. LGL boasts a world-wide presence in the market with a first class after sales service. It operates in the Far East including Japan, where their branch is managed by Japanese personnel, who takes care of and satisfies both the loom manufactures and the weaving mills in their area.

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Shima Seiki's WholeGarment® promotion
Shima Seiki's WholeGarment® promotion

For a limited time, Shima Seiki is collaborating with one of the oldest and most respected department stores in Japan, Takashimaya Department Stores, to take orders for custom knitwear using their latest WholeGarment® technology.

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Betex's Tricot/Raschel machine parts
Betex's Tricot/Raschel machine parts

BETEX, known for its uncomplicated, reliable and quick service and headquartered in Kirchheim/Teck, Germany offers components and spare parts including jacks, sinkers etc, for the knitting industry.

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Less wear, low energy, strong points of Groz-Beckert needles

For more than 150 years, Groz-Beckert has supported the machine builders to the textile industry. During this period, Groz-Beckert has developed from being purely a manufacturer of knitting and hosiery machine needles into the most important system supplier of precision components in the field of textiles and beyond.

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Kern-Liebers Knitting Parts, a benchmark of reliability
Kern-Liebers Knitting Parts, a benchmark of reliability

To take on and prevail against the global competition in the textile market requires real strength; Strength reflected in a worldwide presence and nourished on unique experience and unequalled performance.

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Karl Mayer warp knitting machines for agrotextiles
Karl Mayer warp knitting machines for agrotextiles

In the present era of globalisation, the importance of agriculture as a prime mover particularly in developing countries has become unequivocal. Agriculture is the backbone of India. But even textile can be the backbone of agriculture.

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Pilotelli: Better value for money in circular knitting
Pilotelli: Better value for money in circular knitting

Pilotelli Machine Tessili, Italy, has more than 30 years of experience in the manufacturing of circular knitting machines, which are marketed under the brand name of “Pilotelli” and are well-known for their high performance with respect to productivity, reliability, simplicity, user-friendly operation, low maintenance and last but not the least, their adaptability to the changing fashion trends, thus providing “Better value for money”.

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Environmental impacts of textile industries
Environmental impacts of textile industries

Significant financial saving and environmental improvements can be made by relatively low-cost and straightforward interventions in the textile industry, and this improves the quality of products and minimises the cost of production.

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