Patents

Polyester Monofilaments

January 16, 2007

A monofilament comprising a polyester core and a core coating was granted a patent. The core coating comprises a vinylidene chloride copolymer. The monofilament is drawn at a draw ratio of about 3.0:1 to about 4.5:1 and is heated to a temperature up to about 100° C. The drawn monofilament is heat set at a temperature in the range of 100° C. to 220° C.
  • Latin America: A Region in Flux

    Latin America: A Region in Flux

    Karen McIntyre, Editor||February 2, 2017
    Region looks to recover in 2017 but changes in U.S. trade policy could pose setbacks.

  • Needlepunch Nonwovens Report

    Needlepunch Nonwovens Report

    Tara Olivo, Associate Editor||February 2, 2017
    This versatile technology continues to replace fabrics typically used in automotives, filtration and more.

  • Personal Care  Wipes Market

    Personal Care Wipes Market

    Tara Olivo, Associate Editor||February 2, 2017
    Specialized wipes continue to emerge in this growing segment.