Coating & laminating industry buoyant
Arecord-breaking number of delegates travelled to Prague, Czech Republic, for the latest edition of the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating; TCL 2016 was held recently. As well as learning about the latest technologies, materials, machinery and trends in the textile coating and laminating industry, the attendees were able to interact with one another and the exhibitors, who filled the available space outside the conference hall.
TANATEX´s Extreme Whiteness Concept
The Extreme Whiteness Concept is the latest range of whitening products released by TANATEX Chemicals to date. This new assortment helps to create immaculate bright white lingerie that will never lose its radiance.
Colorant textile dyes tackle sustainability
New dyes from Ahmedabad-based Colorant Ltd are said to use less water and energy, and decrease processing skills in comparison to conventional dyes, in a bid to tackle environmental and sustainability issues of the textile wet processing industry.
Smartcolour® for textile design variants
Digital printing that operates successfully since a couple of decades to the textile industry players is the solution for efficient large-scale production, such as fashion, visual communication and interior decoration. On the contrary, design is a matter of colours, light, shades and especially of creativity and expressiveness.
WACKER presents new hydrophilic softener
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, has launched an innovative hydrophilic fabric softener for factory textile finishing. The new product, which is called WETSOFT® NE 750, does not only improve the softness of textiles, but also retains the ability to absorb water. This is particularly important for towels and materials that need to remain absorbent after finishing. The silicone fluid formulation is marketed as a water-free concentrate.
New Montex 8500 stenter with innovative features
The new Montex 8500 from Monforts includes several new features and options including an optional integrated support belt for heavy coated fabrics; a newly designed operator´s platform with improved access; enhanced visualisation introducing smartphone features; a new stentering chain; and an Eco Booster heat recovery module where an additional Exhaust Air Cleaning device can be added.
Freudenberg strengthens Evolon lightweight wipes position in industrial cleaning
Freudenberg, the worldwide leading manufacturer of technical textiles, has presented its latest developments for high-tech wiping at the IDEA 2016 show in the US. Originally designed as a durable fabric with outstanding properties, Evolon has been used for more than a decade as heavyweight high-tech cleaning cloths withstanding hundreds of wash cycles at constant performance.
Archroma & DKTE sign education partnership
Under the terms of the partnership, Archroma will provide training sessions as well as technical support and guidance to the students of the institute.