Hydroentanglement bonding process for nonwovens

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Synthetic garment insulation made from 100% recycled, biodegradable fibers

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Reifenhauser R5

Recently, Reicofil introduced the latest generation R5 technology, providing five major benefits in output, quality, efficiency and uptime all centered around intelligence to maximize productivity, reliability and efficiency. The Reifenhäuser Group, known as The Extrusioneers, is a family business that has been in operation for more than 100 years with 1,500 employees worldwide. The company …

Verdex Carpet American Recovery Effort

As part of a joint effort with Carpet American Recovery Effort (CARE), Verdex Technologies has developed technology that can take recycled PET carpet (and bottles) and turn them into an array of nonwoven products, such as apparel, filtration and acoustical products. This enables the nonwovens industry and associated businesses to play a vital role in …

Södra textile recycling

Södra announced a solution that is designed to enable circular flows in the fashion and textile industry. One of the major obstacles to textile recycling is that the fabrics are often made from blended materials. Södra’s new technique can separate the cotton and polyester in polycotton blends, one of the most widely used textile blends …

Dynamic Modifiers' PAL…VersaCHAR

Dynamic Modifiers, LLC introduced its new PAL…VersaCHAR, a non-halogenated compound for demanding industrial and commercial uses. The compound is flame retardant. Flame causes char bodies to rapidly form on the compound surface, protecting against additional flame and delaying heat transfer. The compound has bead tested to 1,950° C with no polymer flaming drips. The compound …

Hydroentanglement process line

Hydroentanglement (sometimes referred to as spunlacing) is a bonding process used in the manufacture of nonwoven materials. It can be employed with either carded, wetlaid webbed, or drylaid webbed fibers. Hydroentanglement systems utilize rows of highly pressurized water jets to impinge on the fiber web and twist fibers around each other. The higher the pressure …