WRA gets first manikin
The Wool Research Association (WRA), Thane has got its thermal manikin commissioned which was procured from Thermetrics, USA. This Manikin will be used for testing complete sportswear instead of sample of a few inches or centimeters.
Textest’s MinAir is compact & easy to use
Textest AG’s, Switzerland new model, which is portable and laboratory model has taken the No. 1 position in the world market. Their portable air permeability tester MinAir has also taken India by storm with all major customers buying MinAir model – being portable.
Can SRPC be made of single biopolymer family?
Self-reinforced polymer composites (SRPC) consist of highly oriented reinforced polymer fibres and a low melting fraction of the same polymer family as matrix, write Marie-Isabel Popzyk, Sangeetha Ramaswamy, Volker Niebel, Thomas Gries, Linde De Vriese, Kristel Beckers and Lien Van der Schueren.
Efficient spunbond tech for growing market
Oerlikon Neumag will present itself at this year’s IDEA in Boston with its extensive technology portfolio for the production of nonwovens: from spunbond and meltblown to airlaid through to staple fibres for the production of carded nonwovens. Areas of application include technical, such as filtration, roofing, geotextiles and automotive, in addition to medical and hygiene applications.
AUTEFA & CAMPEN partnership on airlaids
In March 2016, AUTEFA Solutions and CAMPEN Machinery A/S have made an agreement to cooperate in the development and sales of machinery and production lines for the traditional airlaid industry as well as for the new “Hydro Laced Airlaid Process” (HLAL) for non-flushable and flushable, dispersible, and biodegradable nonwovens, invented by CAMPEN Machinery A/S Denmark.
Avgol’s new nonwoven innovations at IDEA 16
Avgol, a global leader in the manufacture of nonwoven fabric solutions, will be showcasing its innovative range of products for the hygiene market at one of the industry’s premier exhibitions, IDEA16. The event takes place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre, USA, May 2-5, 2016 and Avgol will be on Booth 1206.
KARL MAYER to promote concrete reinforced with carbon-fibre textiles
Technical textiles have made their mark as reinforcing materials for use in concrete structures. The world’s first bridge made from fibre-reinforced concrete was erected in 2005 in Oschatz. Textiles made from carbon-fibre rovings are particularly suitable for reinforcing concrete, since carbon fibres weighing approximately 1.8 g/cm3 are four times lighter and, with a load-bearing capacity of 3,000 N/mm2, are six times more efficient than conventional steel-reinforced concrete.
Suvin to explore global markets at IDEA 2016
Today, Suvin is one of the major consultancy firms in India making its strong mark in domestic as well as international textile industry. Avinash Mayekar, MD & CEO, is continuously promoting technical textiles in India since 2000 and have successfully executed several projects in domestic as well as international markets.