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Oerlikon Nonwoven Meltblown Machine

Oerlikon Nonwoven is exhibiting at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, Oct 19-22, 2021 (booth #2314), focusing on market- and customer-oriented system solutions for filtration, hygiene, medical, geotextile and other industrial applications. Oerlikon Nonwoven’s meltblown technology handles polymers used to produce the filter media and membranes. The spectrum ranges from classical polyolefins (PP, PE), PET, PLA, PBT …


Schwing Technologies will present at INDEX 20 (booth #4339), showing its range of solutions for removing polymer from large, contaminated components for nonwovens production. It will feature Schwing’s ultrasonic process and its Vacuclean vacuum pyrolysis cleaning systems, featuring thermal cleaning of components, high-pressure washing and ultrasonic cleaning, followed by a drying phase and final inspection. …

TM 4-S Four-Bar Tricot Machine

Karl Mayer expanded its four-bar tricot machine range with the TM 4-S. The TM 4-S model features a maximum speed of 1,800 rpm and a working width of 280″ that can be further extended by 10″. The needle and guide bars were manufactured with carbon fiber technology for high temperature stability and low weight. The …

DiloGroup Hyperpunch System

DiloGroup will be demonstrating its tailormade production systems for fiber opening and finished felts at INDEX, Oct. 19-22 in Geneva, Switzerland (booth #2010). Among the technologies on display will be DiloGroup’s Hyperpunch, featuring a new, simplified elliptical needle beam drive. Hyperpunch HαV allows a more uniform stitch distribution in the preneedling process especially in combination …

Retech heated high temperature godet, diameter 320 mm

The popular phrase “hanging by a thread” really means something in yarn applications for protective wear, as well as in medical, automotive and aviation. Manmade fibers for these sectors have to fit specifications precisely, to be on the safe side for both producers and end-users – and Retech develops godet rolls as the key manufacturing …