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Pioneering CMS machine generation

With the motto, ‘My Stoll, My Future’ H Stoll GmbH & Co, Germany launched a series of CMS machine generation and new software applications from the area of Stoll Software Solutions. It presented the pioneering CMS machine generation at the ITMA 2007.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Developments in inkjet printing

In the current state of development, inkjet printing provides far lower print speed than the conventional print systems by several orders of magnitude.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Scope of technical textiles in space & aerospace

At the present time, space and aerospace textiles are making a significant contribution to the increasing market for textiles.

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Coimbatore Worshop on marketing of technical textiles

TecniTex Nonwovens in association with Texas Tech University, USA, South India Mill Owners Association – SIMA and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management–SVPITM, Coimbatore plans to hold a two-day international workshop on Marketing of Technical Textiles -- the first of its kind -- at The Residency Hotel, Coimbatore during 12 - 13th April 2009.

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TIEHH-Enercon initiative on nonwovens & TT

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University has announced a partnership with Enercon Industries Corp that will combine each organisation’s expertise to develop technology to advance the functionality of nonwovens and technical textiles.

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Successful symposium on automotive textiles

In spite of the present global economy dynamics and the financial meltdown impacting the economies worldwide, emerging countries like India are actually thinking in terms of long term. The Indian automotive industry (passenger cars) which is amid the top ten in the world with an annual yield of over 2 million units may not be looking so vibrant as of today but certainly has very good future potential for India once the recessionary dust has settled.

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Ahlstrom Filter Media bags 2009 Visionary Award

The unique Disruptor nonwoven water filter media from Ahlstrom was named the recipient of the coveted 2009 Visionary Award presented recently at the VISION 2009 Consumer Products Conference in New Orleans. Disruptor was selected over four other finalists by the attendees at the eighth annual VISION Conference, which returned to its original location in New Orleans after three years “On the road” following Hurricane Katrina.

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Neumag to focus on new modular card system

Technical textile fabrics are just a part of the product range that can be manufactured on machines and production lines of Oerlikon Neumag. Whether spunbond for the roofing industry or meltblown for filter applications, needle punched for geo-textiles or underlayments, or airlay for the acoustics industry, Oerlikon Neumag has machines and processes that meet demanding customer needs.

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Nomex® Rolls for high-temp calendering

A new range of calender rolls offering highest-ever levels of temperature resistance is being launched at Techtextil North America (Las Vegas, April 21 - 23). The rolls are filled with Nomex®, DuPont’s high-performance meta-aramid fibre and are targeted specifically at high-temperature calendering for technical textiles applications.

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BTRA seminar on geo-textile applications

Geosynthetics applications are growing at a faster pace in India. Still, it is not widely used in India when compared to developed countries. In India, awareness about the benefits, arising from the use of geosynthetics, are limited.

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Winds of expansion blowing across Saertex India

It is a record of sorts in technical textiles in a country, where the awareness of this newly emerging form of textiles is at a nascent stage! Saertex India, the 3-year old 100% subsidiary of the German giant, set up at the idyllic surroundings of the Mann Village on the Pune outskirts in Maharashtra, has scaled a new peak in the production of glass, carbon and aramid fibres in India.

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4.28% rise in per capita textile consumption in 2007

The per capita consumption of textiles for the year 2007 is 22.41 metres as against 21.49 metres in 2006 recording a growth of 4.28%. On an average, a person purchased and used 0.92 metres more of textiles and clothing in the year 2007 than the previous year.

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AFIS & NATI neps count correlation during carding

There is a good correlation between the AFIS and the NATI neps count measurement before and after carding process, and this correlation depends on the form of the textile matter.

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Micro polyester fibres for moisture management

Micro denier fibre and its fabric is one method to improve the moisture management property, which comprises wetting, wicking and moisture vapour transmission, and the advantage of this fabric is that no additional finishing is required.

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New interlock-based knitting structures

A new interlock-based knitting structure exhibits more strength on width and length compared with normal structure, because of additional drawn yarns between loops.

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Biopolishing enzymes & their influence on cotton

Acid cellulase, when used in biopolishing, offers a number of benefits such as improvement in pill resistance, cooler feel, brighter luminosity of colours and softness, and at the same time the treatment results in certain adverse effects like loss in weight and strength.

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Production strategies & systems for apparel manufacturing

Apparel production involves the conversion of raw materials into completed saleable garments, says the author, who focuses on the different types of production strategies, evaluation and critical comparison of different types of production systems.

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A Raw Deal
China, the world's largest cotton importer, accounting for more than 60 per cent of total raw cotton exports from India, has upset the calculations of Indian cotton sector following a marked fall in demand from that country. Cotton exports from India have been
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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