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Hygiene


Attendees look forward to new virtual format, same great content, at Hygienix 2020

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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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Curt G. Joa, Inc., announced the invention of an expandable absorbent core product feature and machine process technology.

Curt G. Joa, Inc., announced the invention of an expandable absorbent core product feature and machine process technology. The new patent-pending design from JOA allows the core to expand within the containment wrap, regardless of the blended fluff and Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP) ratio. Essentially, the core grows as the product encounters fluid. The expandable …

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Hygienix 2020

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will present the sixth edition of its annual Hygienix conference in an all-virtual format Nov. 17-19, as the association aims to continue to serve constituents involved with hygiene and personal care technology and applications amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual format will offer Hygienix attendees the convenience …

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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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