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A highlight at the fair: Laydown belt Conductive 7690

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Peak performance from the start: the ownerrun, medium-sized company from Düren, Germany, has developed the laydown belt Conductive 7690 for the production of spunlaid nonwovens. According to the company, full production speed can be quickly reached following a belt change, with no need sand back the...

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Amphibia - nominated for an Index "Oscar"

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The hygiene market has grown steadily over the last few years and so has the demand of producers, retailers and consumers. If you want to stay on top of the market, you have to keep in pace with the times, and fulfi l consumers' and manufacturers' wishes. For this reason, TWE developed the 3-layer...

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Dear readers,

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

In preparation for the trade show in Geneva on April 4, we cordially invite you to browse our "Index tome", with Nonwovens on every page. We did our best to gather the latest and most important information. Let us take you into the world of nonwovens just a few days ahead of Index, so you can get...

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Stretch material processing

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Zuiko, an Osaka-based company, is Japan's leading manufacturer of machines for the production of baby and adult diapers, sanitary diapers, and other disposable hygiene products. With over 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing advanced converting machines, the company also offers...

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Gentle gliding and diverting of continuous material

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The roller bearings from Temco Bearings, Wattwil, Switzerland, feature the concept of the integrated bearing, where internal raceways are integrated in the shaft, and external raceways in the bearing housing. This enables economical solutions for applications with high demands on rotational speed,...

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Hydrophilic spunlaids and hydrophobic staple fi ber nonwovens - customized fi nishes from Zschimmer & Schwarz

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Some applications require nonwovens that are impenetrable to liquids, so-called "hydrophobic" nonwovens, while others need liquid- permeable or "hydrophilic" nonwovens. For nonwoven producers, the precise adjustment of required properties is essential. The textile world commonly uses the terms ...

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Global expansion of medical technology division

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Cancer, diabetes and chronic wounds are among the world's most common diseases today. Global technology company Freudenberg is developing products that are used in the treatment of these diseases. Innovations such as biodegradable wound dressings, coatings for implants or seals for medical devices...

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85th anniversary celebration in Geneva

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

In 1930, founder and German immigrant, Curt G. Joa was given an opportunity to design an automated process to produce sanitary napkins. After demonstrating a working model of the process, he was commissioned to make the fi rst machine on October 8, 1931. In 1932, he received his fi rst patent and...

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Antistatic laydown belt for even greater process effi ciency

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Through its membership in the internationally operating Dörken Group, the company benefi ts from almost two decades of spunbond production know-how. The parent company, founded 125 years ago, was already developing and producing underlay sheets for pitched roofs as early as in the 1960s. In 2001, D...

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Södra Cell Mörrum: a success story

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

In his 30 years at Södra Cell Mörrum, Technical Manager Jan-Olof Karlsson has witnessed many milestones, the latest being the celebration of the mill hitting the 500,000 tonne production mark for dissolving pulp. As Mörrum celebrates its latest achievement, Karlsson refers to the mill with evident...

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Journey to outer space

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Did you know that Mars is actually not that far away? For the fi rst time, Techtextil will take visitors and exhibitors on a journey to outer space.: Using the aerospace industry as an example, the exhibition in Frankfurt (May 9-12 ) will illustrate the wide range of applications for technical...

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Carbon meets reusable

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

At the booth of the Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e.V., Chemnitz, Germany, the institute will present its research and development results in the fi elds of textile fi lter media, carbon fi ber nonwovens, nonwovens for adhesive tape, structural nonwovens for use in thermoelectric generators...

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Belt dryers on the rise

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

On the occasion of this year's exhibition, the system supplier based in Leonberg wants to present their customers and prospective clients the new developments and improvements in the fi eld of belt dryers, a type of dryer which gained - compared to conventional drum dryers - more and more acceptance...

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Carding carbon fi bers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Driven by the eco-political pressure for lightweight structures, carbon fi ber reinforced construction components are revolutionising the aerospace and automotive industries as an alternative to metal components which are much heavier. Yet the production of carbon fi - bers is very energy-intensive....

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Powerful modules

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

This year, the special machine manufacturer based in Haltern am See, Germany, will exhibit their well-known production and packaging lines for disposable products in the medical, hygiene and food service industries, as well as a redesigned portfolio of production lines for surgical cover sheets....

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Fidas Frog measures fi ne particles in interiors

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The experts for particle and laser measuring technology will display the MFP 3000 test rig, the Promo 2000 H aerosol spectrometer, as well as the new fi ne dust monitoring system Fidas Frog. The MFP test rigs are modularly built fi lter test systems for fl at fi lter media and small fi lter...

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Removing dust and fi bers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Canalair Service, based in Cazzano S. Andrea (BG), Italy, specialises in the engineering, manufacturing, assembling and commissioning of air treatment and fi ltering systems for the production of nonwovens. The company looks forward to demonstrating to fair visitors its latest advances in technology...

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Multifunctional spunbonds

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Whether used for hygiene purposes, for bracing, padding or covering in the furniture industry, as fi ltration, separation, or protection layers in construction, for vehicle interiors, or for fi ltration: Multitexx offers particularly uniform calendered spunbonds of polyester (PET), whose properties...

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Stacker & Bagger

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The stacker and bagger equipment is designed for a wide range of applications and also offers a solution for a fully-automated and effi cient packing process. The packaging technology from Focke & CO, based in Barßel, Germany, can be used for a variety of absorbent disposable products, such as...

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From fi ber preparation to fi nished needlefelt

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

Presented for the fi rst time at ITMA 2015 in Milan, Italy, the VectorQuadroCard combines different types of card within one card by a simple and fast changeover of the intermediate section. The newly designed delivery system is also fl exible to allow for the production of parallel, random or...

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