Techtextil Focus | May 2015
Trützschler to focus on efficiency & quality
The Trützschler companies´ participation at this year´s Techtextil show is focused on efficiency and quality. Various examples of Trützschler Nonwovens´ complete line concepts and technologies out of one hand combine these targets. Multimedia and interactive presentations inform on line layouts, machinery, applications and end products. A special topic will be the cooperation with Voith Paper in the area of wet-laid and spunlaced nonwovens. Although flushable wipes being the main application, tailor-made solutions for other end products will be discussed at the booth too.
With requirements for greater energy efficiency and lower carbon emissions becoming more and more prominent, Trützschler Nonwovens´ second focus is on new and efficient drying technologies. The Streamliner, introduced during the last ITMA show, is a spiral-shaped drum dryer with highest evaporation capacities. The model is best used in nonwoven lines producing extremely moist and high density nonwovens - it passed the acid test in a production line last year. Another pillar of the dryer and oven program is the re-designed multi-drum dryer. The new, modular model is optimized in several respects which result in significant reductions in both thermal and electrical energy consumption.
Trützschler Man-Made fibres brings the small but technologically challenging segment of short staple fibres into focus. One of the most important quality requirements of short fibres with a length of under 3-6 mm is absolute length uniformity - Trützschler´s staple fibre technology fulfil this requirement for both standard and high-performance polymers. Here the technologies presented come to full circle since short staple fibres are often blended with other fibre material for typical wet-laid products such as nonwovens wallpaper, high-quality tea bags and battery separators.
In the field of technical nonwovens, Trützschler Card Clothing is offering new metallic wires for roller cards application on doffer and condenser. Especially for medium and coarse fibres, e.g. for geo-textiles needle-punched webs, new and already field-tested tooth geometries are available, providing enhanced process stability and low maintenance.
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