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INDEX readies for prime time, in hybrid form

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Techtextil North America returns to Raleigh

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‘It’s a great time to be in nonwovens’

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Oerlikon digitizing technologies

For the past few years now, Industry 4.0 concepts have been introduced by the leading European suppliers of technologies for the production of synthetic fibers and nonwovens. In 2020, some of these new ideas have been tested to the full. Most notably, remote support services to customers have not just been in demand, but proved …

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Meltblown process

Everyone now seems to have heard of meltblown, but what is meltblown? Meltblown is the term for one of the methods of forming resins/fibers into nonwoven material. Meltblown is typically known for: Fine fibers – Meltblown is typically differentiated by its fiber size. Random fiber orientation High surface area – As a result of the …

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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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Structure of chemical immersion tank

While the spunlace machine is the key piece of equipment in spunlace nonwoven production, jet strip washing machines are one of the crucial auxiliary items to safeguard the outstanding performance of the spunlace machine. The jet strip, inserted inside the water jet head, produces a high-pressure water needle, which has a significant impact on the …

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Production of aerogel nonwovens.

Ambitious global climate and energy goals and a growing environmental awareness among the populations of both industrialized and emerging markets are leading to an increasing number of countries committing themselves to minimize the consumption of fossil fuels. Thermal insulation materials make it possible to reduce energy consumption through more efficient system design and are therefore …

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