Huntsman bags DMAI awards
The Textile Effects division of Huntsman Corporation has been selected as the overall winner in the 2016 Dyestuff Manufacturers’ Association of India Awards (DMAI) 2016 for recognition of “Excellent Performance in Exports of Dyestuffs by Large Scale unit”. Huntsman Textile Effects also won the category for “Excellent Performance in Safety & Hazards Control by a Large Scale unit”. The awards recognize the outstanding contribution of Huntsman Textile Effects in supporting environment, health and safety and sustainability for the textile industry.
Dongheng-SPGPrints tie-up for high-volume digital textile printing
SPGPrints announces the sale of a six-colour PIKE® digital textile printer to the Dongheng Group, in Changzhou, Jiangsu province (near Shanghai), China. DHG wanted to expand its digital capabilities for a variety of reasons. First, it needed to offer greater service flexibility, meeting customer demands for both high-quality, short runs and faster lead-times.
ColorJet introduces green digital fabric printing
ColorJet Group, the largest manufacturer of digital inkjet printers in India, which participated in the Knit Show held recently at Tirupur in Tamil Nadu introduced its direct to fabric digital printing machines using water based pigment inks aimed at green digital printing. ColorJet showcased samples printed on its best-selling direct to fabric digital printing machines; the METRO and VASTRAJET, which use the groundbreaking and environmentally friendly, water based pigment inks.
Aleph installs1st LaForte Paper in Italy
The great industrial format plotter has a very high production capacity that can reach a speed of 600 sq m/hour.
A few months after its official launch, the first LaForte Paper developed and manufactured by Aleph has been installed at an historic Italian company, the Tintoria e Stamperia di Lambrugo Spa which has been operating successfully since 1945 for the fashion industry.
VORAN Series Eco-Solvent Printers
Indigo Prints Smart Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, offers the VORAN Series Eco-Solvent Printers, which are designed for high and quality level production concept. The machines are the best solution to the beginners as well as established printing units. These machines perform consistently with quality for short print runs and also even for volume production. The performance of these machines is unbeatable for long working hours also. Simple and comfortable operation and easy maintenance are the additional features of this machine.
GOLLER Open-width Spun Oil Washing Range
GOLLER Open-width Spun Oil Washing Range can do continuous processing towards knitted fabric, solve the staining problem of silicone oil and keep excellent washing effect, writes Qiu Jianpeng of GOLLER Textile Machinery (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. Warp knitted nylon/spandex fabric enjoys snug wearing, broad market demand and wide application. In order to enhance the twist of fibre, maintain the intensity of fibre and reduce break-up rate of fibre, generally, during the production of warp-knit nylon/ spandex fabric, it needs to add some specialised spinning agent.
Energy savings in textile mills
Textile mills have been operating the waste recovery system (WRS) to suck the waste from the cards, combers and blow room after matching the collective specs of waste suction flow and Pascal pressure requirements to the WRS. After a few years, the parameters are altered due to change of equipment, variations in cotton, changing quality needs suiting to market. Here, we have to keep the energy saving option always open, routinely during the above. Though the WRS OEM has given the Pascal gauge at the filter box, and at the individual cards, the mill has to maintain the optimum Pascal suction at each of the card.
PrimaGreen® ALL: Enzymatic desizing for all conditions
PrimaGreen ALL is a highly concentrated liquid amylase solution for textiles desizing applications. Its wide temperature range and robust formulation means it can be applied under a broad range of processing conditions (pH 6 –10 and 20 – 105°C) and in a wide range of formulations for end-use. The low total phosphate and chemical oxygen demand (COD) in the working solution lowers the effluent treatment load.