Q&A: The continuously evolving landscape of fibers for filtration

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Student Spotlight: Morphological structure of wool from different breeds

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Process Profile: Hydroentanglement bonding process for nonwovens

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The USTER SENTINEL ring spinning optimization system is designed to provide an overview of spinning machine performance.  The system is able to identify quality risks at different levels, such as in a way that causes inconsistent yarn quality but not an end-break or malfunctions that cause an end-break. USTER SENTINEL provides a bobbin build-up report …

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HiFyber STP4720 nanofiber

Over the last few years, there has been a steadily increasing demand for improved air quality, particularly indoors, whether in private, public or industrial areas. Likewise, consumers are increasingly aware of the potential health and aesthetic benefits of water and air treatment systems and are becoming more willing to invest in these products to improve …

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HeiQ has extended the existing HeiQ Smart Temp line, to be shown at Heimtextil Frankfurt from January 7-10 with its partner Standard Fiber. Bio-based thermo-functional polymer products are adding dual-action cooling at contact to an evaporative cooling technology for use on home textile products. There are three new products in the range that incorporate this …

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Bolger & O’Hearn’s water repellent OmniBloq meets the stringent water repellence, breathability and durability requirements for Cotton Inc’s STORM COTTON and STORM DENIM finishes, according to testing conducted at Cotton Inc’s labs. The OmniBloq repellent is designed to work in heavy snow or rain without impacting or impeding the breathability or functionality of cotton or …

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KARL MAYER’s new RSJ 4/1 ON raschel machine integrates KARL MAYER’s KM.ON digital products in order to create a single system. The machine includes the k.ey and k.innovation systems and the KM.ON cloud, allowing for a user to transfer virtual textile development directly to the machine. The k.innovation systems include a web-based design tool allowing …

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