Dr Karnik pens book on pigments
Dr Ashok B Karnik has penned as book on essentials of pigments. The book is titled, “Essentials of Pigments - Application & Selection”. This handbook for pigments incorporates the latest information of pigments and practitioners who depend on it as a working tool. New pigments explore the recent trends and updates of this convenient volume provides formulators with hundreds of pigments that will save formulators’ valuable time and effort.
Colorant sponsors SDC technical seminar
Subhash Bhargava, Managing Director of Ahmedabad-based Colorant Ltd was the Guest of Honour at the half-day seminar based on “Novel Techniques in Colouration” at Hotel Lords Plaza, Delhi Gate, Ring Road, Surat on November 25, 2016.
Delair's compressed air dryer
Dry compressed air is a must for compressed air-powered pneumatic tools and systems. Compressed Air Dryer – Desiccant Type removes moisture from compressed air. A major problem in compressed air systems is the presence of water, dust particles, oil (oils particles are introduced by lubricated air compressors) and solid contaminants, which can adversely affect air quality.
Nimbus, brand-new age of garment finishing
Garmon Chemicals, with its HQ located in the Republic of San Marino, recently presented its latest innovation, Nimbus, which is a revolution in denim finishing, with water saving of up to 80 per cent combined with chemical safety. After a long period of research, Garmon Chemicals, headquarters located in the Republic of San Marinos introduced Nimbus, the very first range of chemical auxiliaries and dyes specifically selected to be nebulised in closed systems and that deliver a set of unique benefits such as.
Improving fabric printing with Yamada AODD pumps
With the switch-over to AODD pump, Royal Classic Mills could get smooth printing, easier pump handling and less AMC. Uniform transfer of colours is critical to ensure excellent printing evenness. That’s where the colour paste pumps come in. However, the conventional process using gear pumps for colour transfer is beset with numerous problems including frequent pump breakdowns.
Jeanologia's new Laser PRO raises speed by 30%
Jeanologia has launched a new generation of Laser PRO, which increases the speed of laser up to 30 per cent and allows precise control of production and costs in time real. Jeanologia has recently launched the Laser Pro, which increases the speed of the laser up to 30 per cent and the production capacity of jeans. The Spanish company, leader in the development of integral and sustainable solutions for the finishing of denim, presented its new generation of laser at ITMA ASIA, the most important international trade fair of textile machinery in the sector that allows the automation processes and the reduction of costs of manufacturing.
Alternative fibres role stressed
Today, there are many alternatives to cotton and viscose fibres like milk fibre, soyabean fibre, bamboo fibre and pineapple fibre and China is far ahead than India in developing alternative sustainable fibres for textile uses, said Dr NN Mahapatra, President of Ahmedabad-based Colorant Ltd, while delivering the GM Nabar endowment lecture recently at the Department of Fibres and Textile Processing Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai.
The changing face of textile printing
With the advent of inkjet printers and wide applications of inkjet printing in various areas, printing on fabrics also developed. It is a change from conventional method of screen printing - flat bed and roto. Digital printing offers distinct benefits of being able to print attractive design, complex designs, printing in short runs (smaller batch size), easy sampling, and capability of printing anything that you see on a computer screen. It has infused new energy into printing ideas and garment fashion. In a way, it is revolutionary!