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Hygiene


Student Spotlight: Reusable textiles for liquid and virus repellency

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From fiber to finished product – optimizing efficiency in converting for hygiene & personal care

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Comparison of treated textiles with different droplets

Anthony John Galante is pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is conducting research on microbe repellent surfaces at the Lab for Advanced Materials in Pittsburgh (LAMP). His research focuses on the application of surfaces with different functionalities such as self-cleaning, stain-resistance, bacteria-repellency and virus repellency. Galante’s interest in …

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Large format spools, produced using Web Industries’ proprietary spooling technology

There are important considerations relative to fiber characteristics and how they impact the converting processes chosen for the manufacture of personal care products. Discussing examples specific to diaper, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products, the following will focus on converting practices to boost throughput, improve efficiency and enhance brand image. Trends in the industry relative …

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Surfaceskins mimic the effect of disinfecting a surface with an antibacterial wipe after every contact

By Adrian Wilson, International Corespondent

Disposable nonwoven products are indispensable in the fight against infection in hospitals today. They provide critical protection in the sterile gowns and drapes of operating room staff, as well as their instrument packaging, and contributing to more effective and convenient routine cleaning procedures throughout the facilities.

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Award to be Presented at Hygienix Oct. 24-27, 2016 in Florida INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has opened the nomination process for industry professionals to submit hygiene product and technology innovations that use nonwoven fabrics in novel, technically sophisticated, uniquely creative and expansive ways for its first-ever Hygienix Innovation Award™. Formerly the …

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Cary, NC – July 27, 2015 – Industry professionals can find information on attending HYGIENIX 2015 at the newly launched website focused on this premier event for the Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Markets. Debuting Oct. 26-29 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Fla, the international conference is the result of the merger …

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