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Student Spotlight: Reusable textiles for liquid and virus repellency

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Enhancements in low-temperature dyeable polyester filament yarn

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Bicomponent fiber – get more than 2x

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Meridian Specialty Yarn Group’s new dye house

In addition to Meridian’s expanded yarn dye capabilities, its new technology gives brands the option to buy yarn manufactured in a facility engineered to consume significantly less water, gas and electricity than most yarn dye operations around the globe. Meridian Specialty Yarn Group’s new 116,000 square-foot facility in Valdese, North Carolina, is the first yarn …

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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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MoistTech Moisture Measurement

MoistTech Corp. is the world leader in moisture measurement & thickness control, utilizing near-infrared, state-of-the-art technology to develop world class sensors. Insensitive to material variations such as particle size and material height/color, the sensors provide continuous, reliable readings with no maintenance, a one-time calibration with a non-contact, non-drift optical design allowing for immediate process adjustments …

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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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