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Groz-Beckert Felting and Carding Specialists Joined at the IDEA Miami

Groz-Beckert presented the Felting and Carding product areas at IDEA from 26 to 28 March 2019.

Over 550 exhibitors, visitors and companies from 70 countries come together at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Felting product division of Groz-Beckert presented the innovative HyTec® P jet strip for the spunlace industry. With it, all mechanical properties improve such as scratch resistance, bending stiffness and service life thanks to its significantly higher hardness. The acrylic exhibit shows three different versions of the new HyTec® P jet strip.

Groz-Beckert will focused on special needle solutions: the EcoStar® and Gebecon® felting needle.

The special working part cross-section of the EcoStar® felting needle meets the highest demands for product surface quality in all applications. Compared with a standard felting needle, the EcoStar® felting needle achieves an energy saving of up to seven percent in the needling process.

With the Gebecon® felting needle, users also benefit from an improvedsurface quality of the end product. The patented working part design provides optimal bending resistance and results in improved needling parameters.

Enlarged scale models represent the special geometries and shapes of the Gebecon® and EcoStar® felting needles down to the last detail.A special highlight for visitors to the Groz-Beckert booth is the live demonstration on a lab-scale needling machine. This highlight the advantages of a Gebecon® felting needle compared with a standard conical felting needle via a penetration force measuring device.The Carding product area also represented at IDEA with its range of products and services. At the Groz-Beckert booth, the Carding product area presented its extensive range of services for the nonwoven industry, and visitors will have the opportunity to interact with Carding specialists.