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Huntsman Textile Effects has extended its HIGH IQ brand-assurance program with the launch of HIGH IQ Lasting Black eco. Based on Huntsman’s AVITERA SE Black reactive dye, HIGH IQ Lasting Balck is designed to create eco-friendly black shades that retain their intense color after repeated washing. AVITERA Black SE dye helps work toward sustainability, reducing …

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imogo spray dyeing

In a roundtable discussion during the recent Innovate Textiles & Apparel (ITA) textile machinery exhibition, imogo Founding Partner Per Stenflo and representatives from a number of like-minded European companies discussed the opportunities for new spray application technologies for the dyeing and finishing sector. imogo – one of the latest companies to join TMAS, the Swedish …

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SDL Atlas introduced its Impact Penetration Tester, designed to satisfy AATCC Test Method 42: Water Resistance: Impact Penetration. Originally developed to predict rain penetration, AATCC TM 42 has been adopted by the medical industry as a measure of liquid barrier performance for personal protective equipment (PPE). With a frame made of high-grade stainless steel, the …

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Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry Wehmiller, has announced that its newest tissue saw, the Xcut saw, now includes sensors that monitor saw blade condition. The technology tracks the edge of the blade and monitors it for the earliest indications of a blade crash. The blade edge sensor monitors the current diameter of …

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces the launch of TrustShield Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens, to prevent penetration of blood and other hazardous fluids. It is also laser resistant, chemical and chemo drug repellent, and absorbent for fluid management. The TrustShield product portfolio is suitable for the operating room, clinical, and …

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