COVID-19 Update: Ahlstrom-Munksjö ramps up medical fabrics production to produce 30 million face masks per month

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

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Scanning Electron Microscope image of wool fiber at 1000x magnification

Subhadeep Paul is pursuing his Ph.D. in Technical Textiles at the Technical Textiles Research Centre, University of Huddersfield. Paul came to Huddersfield after completing his undergraduate and master’s degrees in Textile Engineering and Textile Chemistry, respectively, in India. In his master’s project, Paul developed a multi-functional protective textile that could be used as a UV-resistant, …

Lindner Atlas Cutting System

New to Lindner’s latest Atlas generation is the FX fast exchange system. For maintenance with minimum downtime, the entire cutting system can be completely exchanged in under an hour. With a second cutting unit, made up of a shaft pair and cutting table, it is possible to keep up production while work is carried out, …

Uster Quality Expert

USTER Quality Expert provides process security by empowering quality managers to intervene quickly to remedy any starting issues at the source. Tracing their origins calls for experience and reliable data. Assistant Q, a part of USTER Quality Expert, has both built-in application know-how and accurate data analytics, with its Mill Analysis and Alarm Center features. …

Nxtnanon nFLUX Nanofiber

Nxtnano has announced a market wide roll out of nFLUX, a patented nanofiber membrane targeted toward the microfiltration and micro-venting markets. It is available as a stand-alone membrane or as a laminate on a wide variety of nonwoven media. nFLUX nanofiber membranes are targeted as replacements to traditional cast films, but consistently deliver double the …

Plastic Bottles

Toray Industries, Inc. announced its new commercial brand, called “&+,” as part of the launch of full-fledged efforts to use fibers made by recycling used PET bottles. This is a part of sustainable social progress, under the slogan “Together, We Are the New Green.” Toray is aiming to leverage this brand to foster PET bottle …