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The fate of plastics and bio-based fibers

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Creating a more breathable, reusable N95 mask

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Student Spotlight: The hot and cold of smart fabrics

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Voting Now Open Online at Nonwovens Industry Website INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced 15 leading companies are finalists in five categories for its IDEA16 Achievement Awards, in partnership with Nonwovens Industry magazine. Voting is now open online at: www.nonwovens-industry.com/idea16-achievement-awards. The awards recognize the brightest innovations from the leading companies, individuals, …

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Comoli’s E200 is a spindle driven winder designed to reach a speed of 3500 m/min that makes it suitable for direct spinning lines for continuous filament yarns, both multi-filament and mono-filament, of polyamide 6 and 66, polyester, polypropylene and other chemical fibers.

It provides an extremely precise package formation, based on parallel random winding combined with electronic traverse system. It offers the possibility of designing the shape and the tapering of the bi-conical output package, with both symmetric and also asymmetric (pineapple structure, for example) package sides.

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With the development of more diversified post-consumer products for technical applications or nonwovens, fiber producers are challenged to produce an increasingly high variety of fiber types, even though most of the fiber consumption is used for spun yarns for the production of textiles, which are mainly “cotton-type” fibers. Polyester plays a dominant role and is still growing worldwide with a 4% average per year.

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The company HW Produktions GmbH of Germany has decided to start the production of high performing nonwovens with the purchase of a new Farè spunbond line in Halberstadt Germany. It is a bicomponent line using polyolefin (PP and PE) and polyester (PET) as raw materials for the production of PET/PP, PET/PE and PP/PE spunbond with …

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INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has launched a new Website for IDEA16, the world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics, being held May 2-5, 2016 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The new site contains valuable exhibitor and attendee information, including a live countdown to the highly anticipated event expected …

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