New OEKO-TEX regulations for 2018
I n 2018, the OEKO-TEX Association endeavours to provide further targeted support on issues relating to consumer protection and sustainability throughout the textile value creation chain. The existing guidelines of the OEKO-TEX product portfolio were updated on January 2, 2018. The new regulations come into effect on April 1, 2018 for all certification systems and other services, following a three-month transition period. OEKO-TEX presents the new product regulations in detail to interested companies during a webinar on January 30, 2018 at 12:00 noon (EST, UTC-5). Participation is free. One can register at www.oeko-tex.com/webinar-updates-2018.
TT on Karl Mayer warpers: Endless possibilities
Karl Mayer sectional warpers offer the latest technology, and achieve the highest quality for optimum results in weaving.
Technical textiles are revolutionising the textile world due to the broadening of applications in end-use industries, such as automotive, construction, healthcare, and sports equipment and so on. New innovations off the weaving loom are used everywhere: in the construction of vehicles, in the medical sector, in wind turbines or as geotextiles
SERVOlap E 26 automatises combing installations
Thanks to the SERVOlap E 26, a reduction in labour costs of up to 30 per cent can be achieved. The flexible and efficient transportation of laps allow for carefree machine operation in combing installations; and smooth machine operation can be continued even through the night shift.
Evolution of a unique invention for quality
One of the pioneers of USTER STATISTICS tells the story of its origins and development.
This year USTER STATISTICS celebrates its 60th anniversary – so it is fitting to review the origins of this world-renowned textile benchmarking tool. And what better way than to hear the story first hand from someone who was closely involved right from the start? Peter Hättenschwiler, who devoted his entire working life to USTER, reveals the facts behind the remarkable success of a concept which was never actually intended to become quite so ‘famous’.
Longest semi-automated rotor spinning machine
The R 36 with the new S 36 spin box is a smart tool, which enables users to reach excellent productivity in line with high yarn quality from a wide range of raw materials. The new optional function Automated Spinning-In (ASI) allows higher machine productivity due to rapid spinning start-up after a machine stop.
Uster 'dual control' for quality-critical yarns
Total Contamination Control from Uster helps Texhong Group to be recognised in a new market. One of the top 10 spinning mills in China, Texhong Group has grown steadily since its establishment in 1997,etc.
Truetzschler-Toyota's new deal in combing biz
Truetzschler took over the complete responsibility from Toyota for the comber business from engineering up to sales, service and spare parts as of the effective date, November 1, 2017.