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Meeting Point In Technical Textiles Techtextile 2017

Techtextil Symposium 2017 is an informative and visionary expert forum revolving around the subjects of technical textiles, functional garment fabrics and their multifarious applications. At the 19th edition of the symposium from 9 to 12 May 2017, which is held concurrently with the two leading international trade fairs, Techtextil and Texprocess, renowned experts will present […]

Meltblown Nonwovens Report

One of nonwovens’ oldest manufacturing processes and, some say, its most turbulent, meltblown nonwovens has been overshadowed by its more popular relative—spunmelt nonwovens—which has grown to become the world’s largest nonwovens technology. However, meltblown continues to be valued for its fine fiber profile, its ability to offer high absorbency and its compatibility with other nonwovens […]

Schoeller Launches New Online Presence

Schoeller Textil AG, a global leader in high-performance textile manufacturing, is unveiling its new online presence with a completely redesigned website that guides visitors through the virtual world of the innovative textile and textile technology provider and its nearly 150-year old heritage. With fresh imagery, clear structure and a responsive design, the Schoeller site visitor […]

Clariant Mevopur® Line Adds Color, Functional Additive Options For Nonwoven Medical Products

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Masterbatches business unit, announced a specific range of Mevopur® color and functional additives for use in high-performance, spun bond fibers used in medical applications. Nonwoven fibers are used in applications including surgical gowns and masks, sterilization bags, medical filtration products, and a range of sanitary and […]

Airbag Yarns On The Rise In The Automotive Sector With Growth Potential

According to estimates from Business Wire, the demand for airbags will increase by 5 percent annually over the next five years. To date, airbags have been predominantly manufactured using polyamide 6.6 yarns. However, there is a noticeable trend with these challenging industrial filament yarns towards polyester. Industrial yarn producers are increasingly perceiving the airbag yarn […]

METYX Composites Doubles its Production in Manisa

METYX Composites doubles its production facility area located at Manisa Organized Industrial Area. The newly acquired facility will be connected to the current factory via an access road and an area of 23.000 square meters in total will be used as a production and storage area. IN addition to the multidirectional knitted fabric production, there […]

Steel Versus The World’s Strongest Fiber A Test Of Strength In Securing Loads

PowerLash chain with Dyneema® sets new standards. What happens if parts of a tried-and-tested tensioning lashing chain are combined with high-performance textile fibers? Dolezych, the renowned manufacturer of ropes, lifting and load securing equipment, to present the result at this year’s IAANutzfahrzeuge commercial vehicle trade fair in Hanover. The PowerLash with Dyneema® textile lashing chain […]

Incontinence Products Revolutionize
The Hygiene Market

Thanks to global advancements in healthcare and standards of living, people are living longer than ever before. In 2015, there were 599 million people over 65 years globally and it is expected that in 2020, the number of senior people will be 712 million. And who knows where the growth stops. The aging of the […]

Superior Protection and Care: RKW Exhibited Latest Solutions for Medical Applications

Optimum protection meets ease of use: At this year’s Medica show in Duesseldorf, Germany, RKW presented its latest range of high-performance films and laminates for surgical and woundcare applications in hall 6, booth D16. The products from the Medicace® and Medifol® brands are offering proven barrier properties and comfort levels. Reliable infection barriers are key […]

Investigation of Mechanical And Morphological Performance Properties of Cotton Fabric Coated With Copper Oxide Particles

Aslıhan Koruyucu, A.Özgür Ağırgan Namık Kemal University; Çorlu Engineering Faculty, Textile Engineering Department, Çorlu, Tekirdağ, Turkey   Abstract Gaining antibacterial protection in fabrics is one of the increasingly important functional properties. In this study, the development of fabrics for specific application areas was foreseen using copper oxide, which is the center of attention of the […]