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Coatings & treatments for PPE and protective apparel

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Getting color right – digital color management for textiles and fibers

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New SUPD guidance calls biopolymers ‘plastic’; yet PHA, PLA stakeholders remain optimistic for the long term

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Hydroentanglement process line

Hydroentanglement (sometimes referred to as spunlacing) is a bonding process used in the manufacture of nonwoven materials. It can be employed with either carded, wetlaid webbed, or drylaid webbed fibers. Hydroentanglement systems utilize rows of highly pressurized water jets to impinge on the fiber web and twist fibers around each other. The higher the pressure …

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Galvanin, S.p.A. patented automatic dosing system

Meridian Specialty Yarn Group, Inc. (MSYG), opened a new yarn dyeing plant at the site of its current operations in Valdese, North Carolina, USA.The 116,000 square-foot facility is the first yarn and fiber dyeing operation to be built in the United States in over two decades and offers the only tow-dyeing capacity in the U.S., …

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Nolla Silver Polymer: Crystal-clear liquid polymer contains 7,500 to 120,000 ppm of active silver and is highly effective against viruses, bacteria and fungi.

A Finnish company has developed an antimicrobial technology designed to eradicate highly resistant and dangerous pathogens, including the top five on the World Health Organization’s list of dangerous bacteria.

The new Nolla technology is also applicable for fiber coating, explained Jyri Nieminen, chief executive officer of Nolla Antimicrobial.

The technology is based on ionic silver, which is the most potent antimicrobial form of silver. An intelligent polymer carrier is used to preserve and deliver the silver ions.

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Ultra-Fresh antimicrobial treated fibers

Today’s consumers demand high performance from the products they purchase such as apparel, home textiles and flooring products, so combating the undesirable effects of microbial growth is of utmost importance.

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In March 2018 Beijing Sanlian Hope Shin-Gosen Technical Service Co. Ltd (SLHP) acquired 80% of the shares of Polymetrix AG, while 20% of the shares remained with Bühler AG in Switzerland. The strategic orientation of the new owners allows Polymetrix to grow rapidly and provide additional technology and engineering solutions for the polymer industry and …

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