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
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.
"Our e-jacquards give 200 times more productivity"
Since 2006, SRE Corporation of Coimbatore has been selling quality textile machinery and air coolers for the textile industry. Now, the company has steadily attained a top reputation in the market for manufacturing, supplying, retailing and trading a superior range of air coolers. Its range of products includes commercial air coolers, ventilator coolers and jacquard machines, among many others.
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.
Manufacturing of glass fibre reinforced composite
Glass fibre webs are having several advantages like cost-effective process, versatility to suit the fibre and end use requirements, but these fabrics show major drawback of poor mechanical properties to suit industrial application, say Pranshil Gourkar, Aaditi Chougule and SG Kulkarni.