New Products

  • Pulling Machine

    October 3, 2005
    Laroche has expanded its range of products by offering the Exel pulling machine, which is dedicated to the recycling of textile wastes into fibers for spinning or nonwovens industries. The Exel is a medium-sized machine de­signed for high quality…


  • Elastic Nonwoven

    October 3, 2005
    BASF's new technology—Ellastollan thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU)—is designed to benefit today's elastic nonwovens market where achieving the right elasticity often involves mechanical manipulation (i.e. the insertion of elastic bands o…


  • Reusable Underlay

    October 3, 2005
    Dyckhoff has extended its range of Trevira Bioactive textiles to include reusable underlays for beds. Composed of four layers, the underlay is breathable, watertight and impermeable to urine and blood. It can absorb liquids up to 480 ml/m2. Customers…


  • Needled Felt Material

    October 3, 2005
    New from Bouckaert Industrial Textiles is Tuffelt, a unique new needled felt material made of both synthetic and natural fibers. Featuring superior tensile strength, the low weight fabric has a standard weight of 10 ounces per square yard with a thic…


  • Trial Software

    August 31, 2005
    Cognex has announced the availability of free CheckerTM trial software that can be downloaded with the latest Checker version 1.3 release. The trial software lets anyone experience the power and simplicity of Checker, a simple-to-use and inexpensive…


  • Improved Product Performance and Reduced Adhesive Usage

    August 31, 2005
    The new Universal CF nozzles from Nordson Corporation deliver consistent hot melt adhesive spray coverage, high bond strengths and low-add on rates. These nozzles are equipped with 12 orifices to uniformly distribute air, which stabilizes adhesive pa…


  • Permeability Testing

    August 31, 2005
    PBI-Dansensor has introduced a manometric gas permeability tester, the L100-5000, which measures the permeability of almost any common gas or gas mixture through films and foils. Typical gases measured include air, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, h…


  • Flame-Retardant Textile Coatings

    August 31, 2005
    BASF and Schill + Seilacher have developed new flame-retardant formulations for BASF's Lurapret textile coatings. As a result, the coatings can slow down or even prevent the spread of fire, minimizing the injury that fire can inflict on people and th…


  • Specialty Fibers For Nonwovens Applications

    August 31, 2005
    The Germany-based manufacturer of viscose fibers Kelheim Fibres GmbH has released the trilobal fiber Galaxy within the nonwovens industry. Galaxy has previously been known for its role in the production of raw materials for the feminine hygiene indus…


  • Travel Wet-Wipes Machine

    August 31, 2005
    Teknoweb has released the Travel Lotus, which provides a low capital investment solution for customers searching for a reliable wipe converting machine that covers basic requirements. The usage of advanced servo-drive technology allows for the machin…


  • Nanofiber Composite For Filtration Materials

    August 31, 2005
    Hollingsworth & Vose has unveiled new technology, the Nanoweb, to aid in the filtration of hazardous emissions (i.e. from automobiles). Since filtration capabilities are based on the fineness of fibers, Hollingsworth & Vose makes use of the e…


  • Trial Software

    August 30, 2005
    Cognex has announced the availability of free Checker trial software that can be downloaded with the latest Checker version 1.3 release. The trial software lets anyone experience the power and simplicity of Checker, a simple-to-use and inexpensive se…


  • Improved Product Performance and Reduced Adhesive Usage

    August 30, 2005
    The new Universal CF nozzles from Nordson Corporation deliver consistent hot melt adhesive spray coverage, high bond strengths and low add-on rates. These nozzles are equipped with 12 orifices to uniformly distribute air, which stabilizes adhesive pa…


  • Permeability Testing

    August 30, 2005
    PBI-Dansensor has introduced a manometric gas permeability tester, the L100-5000, which measures the permeability of almost any common gas or gas mixture through films and foils. Typical gases measured include air, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, h…


  • Flame-Retardant Textile Coatings

    August 30, 2005
    BASF and Schill + Seilacher have developed new flame-retardant formulations for BASF's Lurapret textile coatings. As a result, the coatings can slow down or even prevent the spread of fire, minimizing the injury that fire can inflict on people and th…