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Optimisation of quality & output costs in finishing machines

Modernising existing machinery does not necessarily mean that it has to be replaced with the latest model, and this also applies to Benninger machines and installations for textile finishing.

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Sulzer upgrade kits for versatility, flexibility, speed & quality

With specially designed conversion kits for existing equipment, Sulzer Textil supports its customers actively and continuously in achieving their goals.

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BALE Xpress: Textile fibre & waste handling automated

Textile fibre waste handling in cotton mills has created havoc to workers and has never followed any safety and hygienic nroms in India. With this in mind, Indo Tex-nology, Coimbatore, has come out with a simple solution in automation, which will do a neat job, without hurting or injuring workers.

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Zinser CompACT³: Absolute compact quality for every metre of yarn

Compact spinning processes increasingly produce combed cotton yarns in the medium and fine count. Compact spinning is rightly synonymous with the highest yarn quality. However, compared to classical ring spinning, compact spinning technology also leads to real progress in yarn quality in other application areas. This progress is found mainly in improved fibre substance utilisation and increased delivery speeds in the spinning mill itself.

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Resilio roll brings major performance benefits & energy savings
Resilio roll brings major performance benefits & energy savings

Dramatic improvements in water expression and major cost and energy savings in drying are achieved by a novel roll covering technology for fabric dewatering applications.

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Spinning & Weaving
Developments in comber, speed frame & ring frame
Developments in comber, speed frame & ring frame

Combers, speed frames and ring frames have gone through such major changes that today they meet not only the requirements of the manufacturers but also the demands of consumers.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Ultrasonic-assisted wet processing
Ultrasonic-assisted wet processing

The use of ultrasound in textile wet processing offers many potential advantages including energy savings, process enhancement and reduced processing times.

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Properties of enzymatic degummed ramie fibre
Properties of enzymatic degummed ramie fibre

In the mixed enzymatic systems, degumming efficiency, ie, in terms of weight loss percentage is better than the individual enzymatic system.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Costing technique in clothing industry

In order to achieve perfect garment costing, one must know about all the activities including purchase of fabrics, sewing, packing, transport, overheads, etc and also about their costs, procedures, advantages and risk factors.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Technical textiles and their applications

Today's textile industry trend is towards manufacturing high tech, high performance fabrics designed not just to look attractive, but to offer a significant added value in terms of functionality.

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World demand for nonwoven fabrics to touch 8 mn tons by 2012
World demand for nonwoven fabrics to touch 8 mn tons by 2012

Global demand for nonwoven fabrics is forecast to climb 6.9% annually through 2012 to eight million metric tons. Product sales will grow somewhat faster in area terms, reflecting a modest decrease in average nonwovens weight. The medical/surgical product market for nonwoven fabrics will record the most rapid advances.

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Comez's range of machines for technical textiles

COMEZ SpA, which is participating at “TECHTEXTIL 2009”, Frankfurt (Germany), from 16 - 18 June 2009.

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RITM meets technical yarn challenges

RITM is participating in Techtextil North America 2009, April 21 - 23 2009, in Las Vegas, (NV, USA), the premier North American tradeshow for technical textiles and nonwovens. In its booth, RITM will present many innovations for the industrial yarn industry.

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Maccaferri solutions for geotextiles
Maccaferri solutions for geotextiles

Officine Maccaferri (OM), over the past 125 years have emerged as leaders in providing advanced solutions using DT wire mesh, geosynthetics and associated products being used within the civil and environmental engineering domains.

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Garware offers variety of geosystems

Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd's Geosynthetic Division has been involved in the manufacture and supervision of geotextile containers in a variety of forms. The development and use of this form of coastal protection has progressed to such a stage that in many cases it is no longer regarded as an alternative construction method but rather the desired solution.

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JP Geotex for land fills & erosion control

Jeevan Products (JP) is a leading manufacturer of needle-punched thermobonded nonwoven fabrics. The company was established in 1987 in the industrial belt of New Mumbai.

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TECHDRAIN™ Prefabricated Vertical Drains

Consolidation occurs very slowly in saturated, fine grained soils because the low permeability of these soils impedes the escape of pore water from the soil voids. Even under large temporary surcharge loads, settlements can take many years because of this slow water movement and the great distance the water must move to exit the soil.

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SKAPS geotextile products

Established in 1996, SKAPS Industries has emerged as the leader in the fabrication of geosynthetic and nonwoven drainage products for environmental and civil use in the US and abroad. Through its exclusive manufacturing processes SKAPS is able to meet the supply demands of even the largest orders and most rigorous schedules.

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Human Solutions sales partnership with Bee Pitron

Human Solutions GmbH of Kaiserslautern has gained a new partner -- Bee Pitron, Russia. Bee Pitron has many reference customers from the automotive industry and the company will sell RAMSIS and eBTD in Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. This cooperative agreement enables Human Solutions to market its products in a region which is difficult for foreign companies to access -- and one which has rapidly growing markets.

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Innovative technologies for nonwovens industry
Innovative technologies for nonwovens industry

From 20th May 2009, Andritz Küsters will present their newest developments and technologies at ANEX-SINCE 2009 in Shanghai.

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coldblack® conquers motorcycling world
coldblack® conquers motorcycling world

With the new coldblack® textile finish from Schoeller all kinds of outdoor activities are much more fun. The first garments with double sun protection are available this year. coldblack® actively reduces the absorption of the sun rays and offers a reliable protection from damaging UV rays.

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Smart finish for textiles in public areas

Public areas – such as hotel or airport lobbies, conference rooms or public transport and waiting areas – come in for high levels of traffic and are subject to particularly intensive wear and tear.

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Technical textile cluster in France & Belgium: 20 years of Clubtex network

Of the around 380 French companies active in the technical textiles industry, Clubtex (www.clubtex.com) connects 73 of these in the Lille/Nord-Pas de Calais region, representing a total of more than 5,000 employees and an overall turnover of € 620 million. The area in an approximately 150 kilometre radius around Lille is known as the “Technical Textile Valley”.

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Workshop on marketing, tech of technical textiles at Coimbatore

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry – INDA, in collaboration with TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt Ltd, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management–SVPITM, Coimbatore, Texas Tech University, USA and South India Mill Owners Association – SIMA is pleased to announce the first of its kind - a two day International workshop on Marketing & Technology of Technical Textiles at The Residency Hotel, Coimbatore during 3 - 4th July 2009.

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TIEHH unveils new Nonwoven Lab

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University introduced a new, state-of-the-art fabric laboratory to help researchers continue creating products that can protect both military and civilian populations.

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NonWoven Solutions makes rapid strides

NonWoven Solutions was formed in May 2007 by a group of investor partners who saw a distinct void in the nonwovens supply chain that could only be filled with a new production line, and thus a new company offering very clean, very uniform needlepunched nonwovens centrally located in the United Sates.

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Trützschler Nonwovens Group to present newest innovations in nonwovens.
Trützschler Nonwovens Group to present newest innovations in nonwovens.

At the TECHTEXTIL 2009 in Frankfurt/Main, the Trützschler Nonwovens Group (Fleissner, Erko- Trützschler and Trützschler Card Clothing) will present on a common booth its newest innovations in the field of nonwoven technology.

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General
Fancy yarns: Slub & multicount
Fancy yarns: Slub & multicount

Latest technologies have made it possible to produce yarns like slub, multicount, multi-twist and a combination of multicount and multi-twist with the help of various attachments and machines available in a controlled and reproducible manner as per the effect requirement.

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High Speed Spinning of Polyester and its Blends with Viscose

High Speed Spinning of Polyester and its Blends with Viscose, written by S Y Nanal and published by the Woodehead Publishing India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi in association with the Textile Association of India, charts out a path a spinning mill anywhere in the world could take to run their ring frames at super high-speeds.

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Progress in Textiles: Science & Technology (Vol: 3)

Progress in Textiles: Science & Technology, edited by Dr V K Kothari and published by the Delhi-based IAFL Publications, is the third book in a series in Textiles: Science & Technology. The book has contributions from a number of authors with wide experience in academic institutions, research organisations, consulting firms and industry.

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Fundamentals of Designing for Textiles and Other End Uses

Fundamentals of Designing for Textiles and Other End Uses, written by J W Parchure, and published by the Woodehead Publishing India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi in association with the Textile Association of India, covers the essential aspects of textile designs and fills the need of a text book on textile designing, which would be useful to the students aspiring for career in textile designing.

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