Stepping up to Total Contamination Control
Spinners are increasingly seeking to take control of the level of contamination in yarn. They need to meet customers’ quality demands exactly, using foolproof but flexible methods which also take account of mill efficiency, minimising waste and optimising productivity. This case study focuses on an Indian yarn manufacturer which originally invested in early-stage fibre cleaning in 2009, and has since upgraded to Total Contamination Control, combining the USTER® JOSSI VISION SHIELD and USTER® QUANTUM 3.
Rieter Combing: At the forefront of technology
The new combing set achieves the greatest productivity worldwide. The technology advantage of Rieter combing is based on the optimal interaction between machine and technology components, avers Yvan Schwartz. Confirmation of this strength, not only in the laboratory but especially under real production conditions with different cotton types, is Rieter’s guarantee for the customers success. The technological resp. qualitative and economical benefits are illustrated as follows.
Raw material saving in blowroom & carding
The most important factor in the area of blowroom and cards is the raw material. A saving of 1% good fibres shows considerable effects, writes Simon Urrutia. At a customer in southern India, the rare opportunity presented itself to carry out a direct comparison of the blowroom and card waste. Running parallel there are a Rieter blowroom and carding section as well as a preparation line from another manufacturer, each with practically the same year of construction and almost the same production rate.
Marzoli's YarNet covers entire production process
YarNet is the only software platform that can interact with each and every machine comprising the entire production process. YarNet is Marzoli’s highly innovative production management software. This product has been designed in order to make production management smart, easy and immediate:
DNA helps stop cotton fibre substitution
In light of recent reports of mislabeling products relating to Egyptian cotton, Applied DNA Sciences, Inc, a provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting, authentication, genotyping and anti-theft technologies, today provides market data that shows their DNA-based system can be used to monitor, control or eliminate the off-shore substitution of high-value cotton fibres by fibres of unknown origin.
Agro-textiles hold vast scope in India: Gangopadhyay
In 2015-16, technical textiles market reached Rs 92,499 crore, of which the agro-textiles share is Rs 1,191 crore, which reflects only 1 per cent of the total. But for a country like India, which thrives on an agricultural economy, the scope is immense. “We have not even touched the surface of the market, and we have to penetrate deep and explore the potential.
New Wira Fibre Diagram Machine FDM2
The new FDM2 incorporates an independent operating system based on its own on-board processor with colour touch-screen. Results are instantly displayed in graphic and statistical form. The FDM2 incorporates flexible connectivity with data exportable by Ethernet to external networks and associated hardware according to local requirements. In addition, data can be easily transferred via a convenient SD storage card.
Spincan makes a mark in card & spinning cans
Spin cans and all the components are designed, materials selected and manufactured in all sizes and diameters following ISO specifications.
For over 50 years, Kolkata-based Spincan and its associates have been manufacturing card and spinning cans for the jute and textile industries. The invaluable experience and expertise built over this period have kept Spincan abreast of current technology and enabled it to provide state-of-the-art cans and accessories.