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Experience with high-speed strength testing in spinning mills

Since USTER® TENSOJET operates at very high speed, the test jobs in the laboratory can also be organised with the same pace for all testing instruments, and the strength tests can be synchronised with the evenness tests.

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SPECTRORAMA®: Seeing exact picture of dyeing cycle

The SPECTRORAMA® system is a set of equipment designed to carry out the spectrometric analysis of a dyeing cycle, with simultaneous readings of the dye-bath and textile material. This unique and original system has been developed and patented by TECNORAMA of Italy, and is an absolute first of its kind in the world.

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Marzoli CM600N: A combing machine for exacting users

Marzoli has recently unveiled the CM600N combing machine, which has already met with considerable success. Its technical features ensure best results in any application.

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AIRO®24: Efficient by design

The success of the new open-width continuous AIRO®24 from Biancalani confirms the leadership of a company that always believed in the power of its ideas.

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Spinning & Weaving
A study on materials handling in spinning mills

Some of the existing practices in material handling by spinning mills can cause damages to fibres and yarn.

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Quality control aspects in terry weaving

Since the market of terry fabrics have undergone a phenomenal change in recent years, a comprehensive and stringent quality control system is very essential to deliver a product that consistently meets the ever-increasing customer expectations.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Fabric usage & various fabric losses in cutting room

Even saving of a small quantity of fabric in the cutting room can result in a large sum of money per annum, which eventually will increase the profit of the organisation substantially.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Apparel for export: Importance of quality characterisation

The demand on the properties, appearance, and durability of materials and components in the apparel sector has increased significantly and in order to meet these changing requirements, and to provide an objective framework for what is acceptable in export to different destinations, quality characterisation of apparels is of great importance

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Chemicals used in coating of technical textiles

With the development of new coating techniques, more precise positioning of coating is made possible leading to more accurate control of surface characteristics of the coated fabric.

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INDA workshops to focus on education & networking

Following the successful inaugural efforts last year, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has scheduled a series of training workshops in India throughout the summer months.

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Double-digit growth for India's nonwoven, technical textiles

Texas Tech University researchers predict a yearly growth of 13.3% for India’s nonwoven and technical textile industry, which is more than twice the annual 5 to 6% expected growth patterns in the United States and Europe.

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IDEA10 going green

As exhibitor confirmations for IDEA10 continue at a record pace, INDA is putting special emphasis on identifying and recruiting “green” companies that make sustainability and energy efficiency part of their corporate philosophy and product development.

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INDA accepting nominations for 2009 Visionary Award

The nomination process for the prestigious 2009 Visionary Award is now open to the global nonwovens and consumer products industries. INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, which sponsors the annual award, will be accepting nominations through September 1. Now in its eighth year, the award recognises consumer end products that utilise nonwoven fabrics or employ nonwoven technology during their manufacturing process.

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NSC Nonwoven supplies ProDyn® line for Ahlstrom's new unit

France-based NSC Nonwoven has delivered and installed a ProDyn® needling line for Finland-based nonwovens and speciality papers manufacturer Ahlstrom Corp’s new plant in Brignoud, France.

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Flushability guidelines developed by industry groups

A global coalition of suppliers, manufacturers and associations has developed and is set to publish a Guidance Document designed to provide information on how to assess the flushability of the consumer products they manufacture and distribute.

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Saertex rides new wave of success in technical textiles

Saertex India, being a wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s largest technical textile company, Saertex GmbH & Co KG, has ushered in a new revolution in technical textile applications and engineering.

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General
Continent-wise exports of cotton yarn from India

The quantum of cotton yarn exports to the American continent was comparatively less than the Asian and the European continents and export to the Oceanic continent was negligible.

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First combined show, great expectations

China is all agog with excitement. Two big events – the gigantic textile machinery exhibition in July and the Olympics in August. ITMA Asia+CITME, the first combined show of textile machinery in Asia after the two ITMA Asias in 2001 & 2005, is poised to attract over 100,000 visitors on the five days from July 27 to 31, 2008.

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Oerlikon hopes on another 1500 m2'Circle of Success'

At ITMA Asia + CITME 2008, Oerlikon Textile will occupy a display area of over 1,500 square metres in the "Circle of Success" (Oerlikon Textile in Hall W2 Booth C02-D02 and Oerlikon Textile Components in Hall W2 Booth B06).

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Staubli to unveil 3 newly developed machines

Staubli Textile will be participating at ITMA Asia 2008, showing its machinery in Hall E5 at Booth A13. The exhibit will include a selection of the latest Staubli products and will cover Staubli's complete range of textile machines, including cam motions and dobbies, electronic Jacquard machines and harnesses, and weaving-preparation machines including automatic drawing-in, leasing and tying machines.

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ITEMA Weaving launches new EK808 rapier

ITEMA Weaving will participate with a strong presence, with its renowned brands Somet, Vamatex, Sulzer Textil, ITEMA Shanghai, Fimtextile, OMV and Actex, and its complete range of machines, accessories and services.

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Rieter promises innovations galore in short staple fibre

Rieter is going to exhibit numerous innovations for short staple fibre spinning in Shanghai at the joint show of ITMA ASIA + CITME 08 in Hall W 4 on Booth D 01. Highlights of the exhibited Rieter product range include the new compact spinning machine K 45, the new single head SB-D 11 draw frame and the new combergeneration E 66/E 76.

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3 Dornier machines relevant to Asia on show

Lindauer DORNIER GmbH will participate with two attractive stands representing the company’s product groups “weaving” and “finishing” machinery. In total five DORNIER weaving machines can be seen at the show.

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Processing, finishing lines & nonwovens machinery from Fleissner

Fleissner will be exhibiting at Hall W4, Stand: B15. In the field of textiles, Fleissner supplies continuous processing lines and finishing systems for loose-stock fibres, tops and fibre tows, woven and knit goods, continuous processing lines for printing and dyeing of tufted carpets, and impregnation lines for tufted and needle felt carpets.

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Knotex's unique tying machine with 4-in-1 unit

With an export share of 95% and customers in over 120 countries around the globe, Knotex GmbH & Co KG in Augsburg-Germany is the worldwide leading manufacturer of Warp Tying Machines and Semi-automatic Drawing-in Systems "Made in Germany". Knotex high performance machines increase the productivity of every loom and every weaving machine significantly and on a sustained basis.

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Picanol to display 6 high-tech machines

Picanol will display six high-tech weaving machines on its stand at ITMA Asia + CITME 2008. One Picanol Jacquard air-jet weaving machine will be on display at the Staubli booth.

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ALbasic® heald frame from GROB

GROB Textile AG will present its newest developments in weaving accessories designed for high-performance weaving machines at Hall E4, Booth B04.

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Fong's R&D cuts dyeing time, saves energy

Fong’s National Engineering Company Limited has constantly endeavored on the product development and research.

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Asian debut for Thies dyeing machines

At the Hall E1, Stand B07, Thies GmbH & Co KG will be exhibiting three products from its range of hi-tech yarn/fabric dyeing machinery including the Luft-roto plus SII, ecoMaster and Lab Master.

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Suessen ushers in new revolution with EliTwist®CompactSet V5

SUESSEN is exhibiting in Hall W4/ Booth D 02 - 06. Its new generation EliTwist®CompactSet V5 will process 100% cotton into EliTwist®Yarn Ne 100/2 (compact two-ply yarn directly from the ring spinning machine).

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3 Comez models to demonstrate efficiency & flexibility

COMEZ is a global leader in advanced narrow fabric technology, offering a complete range of crochet knitting machines, weaving needle looms, double needle bed warp knitting machines and software for pattern programming - used to produce a broad range of laces and bands for underwear, ribbons for clothing, technical textiles, passementerie, fancy yarns and fabrics for outerwear.

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Stenter, dryer, coating unit: ICOMATEX shows better control

At the Hall 7, Stand C09, in the ITMA ASIA 2008, ICOMATEX of Spain will present the latest developments.

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Bianco RDT-STC1 Weftstraightener

The Italian company BIANCO SpA, leader in the construction of textile finishing machinery, which is present at Hall E1, Stand C41, will show its RDT-STC1 Optical Weftstraightener.

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Printos/Videojet P16: Digital, high flow print heads

The P16 printing technology, unlike the commonly known Piezo printing technology, is designed to coat, dye or print onto mid-heavy weight textiles, such as carpets and carpet tiles, upholstery materials, floor mats, towels, etc up to 100 DPI. The Printos P16 print heads are also well suited for printing onto wide web banners for outside use, using solvent or UV based inks, up to 150 DPI.

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