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Bruckner line for nonwovens coating for automobiles
Brückner has recognised the trend already long ago and offers for many of the mentioned areas of application innovative machines and lines for a resource-saving production of technical textiles used in modern vehicles.
Textiles contributing to a sustainable world
Innovation in the textile machinery industry is the launch pad for intelligent applications; For example, industry textiles which are replacing conventional materials. In transportation, they are making aircrafts and cars more lightweight, thus enabling huge energy savings; Or nonwovens with better environmental friendliness used for the production of wipes.
MEVOPUR® for spun-bond fibres
Nonwoven fibres are used in applications including surgical gowns and masks, sterilization bags, medical filtration products, and a range of sanitary and hygienic pads, and wound-care dressings. Since pigments and additives used to colour or modify the polymer potentially increase the risk of extraction and interaction if the products come in contact with bodily fluids, these applications often require extraction and biological evaluation to standards such as US Pharmacopeia (USP) <87>,<88> or similar.
TRESU’s new printing unit for branding nonwoven sanitary napkins inline
Danish-based flexo technology provider TRESU Group has developed a multi-colour flexo printing unit for applying patterns to nonwoven disposable sanitary napkins. Developed following a collaboration with leading global personal care brand owners, the printing unit applies patterns on the inside of the product, and performs seamlessly alongside other converting processes on the napkin production line.
Aurora Specialty opens high-tech facility
Aurora Specialty Textiles, a leader in coating, dyeing and finishing of both woven and nonwoven fabrics, has opened a new high-tech manufacturing facility in Yorkville, US, which features the EHWHA ultra wide-width coating and finishing line.
Nonwovens Miles to go!
There is a huge untapped potential in nonwovens for the Indian industry. High cost, lack of entrepreurship and dearth of research are proving to be major hurdles on the path of growth for this emerging segment in technical textiles. Karthik Muthuveeran analyses and bares some details. China is the leader today and will remain as top producing country in Asia, taking the lion’s share. India’s nonwoven production is growing at 13 per cent CAGR on volume basis as compared with China’s 12 per cent CAGR.
Nonwoven technologies: A critical analysis
Nonwoven fabrics have quietly revolutionised consumer, medical, and industrial market places throughout the world, aver Laga SK, Vignesh Dhanabalan and Daniel Karthik. Nonwoven is an engineered fabric structure made directly from fibres, to provide specific function to ensure fitness for purpose. The term “nonwoven” is often used as a generic description of a fabric that is not produced by process of weaving or knitting, more broadly, a fabric that is different from a traditional textile fabric. Like textile fabrics, nonwoven is a planar structure that is produced with varying degrees of integrity, surface texture, thickness, flexibility, and porosity that involves low cost and production process.
Nonwovens in India: Problems & Prospects!
There is a paradigm shift in thinking of Indian entrepreneurs in last five years. They are more adaptive to new things and new technologies today. But, unfortunately our Textile Industry players have not realized the latest trends. They still continue to manufacture same age-old conventional textiles. They are hardly taking any efforts for innovations. Though Technical Textile is growing at CAGR of 20 per cent in India having huge growth potential, there is no much investment in this sector and the main reason is lack of awareness about the markets.