New Products

  • Durable Monofilament

    November 30, -0001
    Shakespeare Company, Columbia, SC, has introduced IsoTuff, a highly durable monofilament produced using a patented process that alters the surface properties of semi-crystalline polymers. The benefits of this structural enhancement includes increased…


  • Dual-Position Roll Stand

    November 30, -0001
    Westerly, RI-based Maxson Automatic Machinery Company has introduced its Dual Position Roll Stand, that is able to handle two rolls. Each position can lift a roll up to 84 inches in diameter and up to 7000 pounds at speeds up to 3000 feet per minute.…


  • Parts Inventory

    November 30, -0001
    Osprey Corporation, Atlanta, a manufacturer of process air filtration equipment and scrap reclaim systems now offers customers the option of ordering its complete spare parts inventory online at its web site www.ospreyfilters.com. The new site al…


  • Ultrasonic Welder

    November 30, -0001
    Westchester, PA-based Sonobond Ultrasonics is the recipient of the 2004 IDEA Equipment Award for its Ring­Master Filter Bag machine. The RingMaster is a specialized assembly system that ultrasonically attaches fleted filter media to rigid plastic…


  • Permeability Tester

    November 30, -0001
    PBI-Dansensor, Glen Rock, NJ, offers the LYSSY Water Vapor Permeability Tester for quick and accurate assessment of moisture barrier properties and increased reproducibility. Unlike the traditional cup test method in which ambient moisture and te…


  • Surface Treatment

    November 30, -0001
    Enercon, Milwaukee, WI, has introduced Plasma3, a proprietary atmospheric glow discharge surface treatment system for functionalizing narrow and wide nonwoven webs. The system can reportedly modify the entire fiber network of webs with dual-side trea…


  • Non-Chemical Sterilization

    November 30, -0001
    Cranbury, NJ-based E-Beam Services Inc., offers a non-chemical process for the bio-reduction and sterilization of nonwovens. This process permits manufacturers, packagers and distributors of wet and dry nonwoven sanitary products to assure and preser…


  • Roll Packaging

    November 30, -0001
    Elsner Engineering Works, Hanover, PA, has introduced its GS-4 High Speed Roll Packaging system for gift wrap papers and films. The system reportedly provides users with the ability to run metallized films at the same high production rates as pap…


  • Control Systems

    November 30, -0001
    Machine manufacturer Catbridge, Parsipanny, NJ, offers its CBM-1 Advanced Controls System that integrates the full range of machine controls into a single networking package.        The unit operates through a high…


  • Roll Changing Systems

    November 30, -0001
    Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, has introduced two complete roll-changing systems for non-stop production on narrow web, roll-to-roll processes, the STS automatic turret butt splicer and the STR automatic turret rewind. Both are designed specifically…


  • Online Ordering

    November 30, -0001
    Magpowr, Fenton, MO, has introduced Perma-Tork permanent magnet clutches and brakes and Sofstep magnetic particle clutches and brakes at www.magpowr.com/order. Magpowr is reportedly the only tension control supplier that provides on-line ordering…


  • Non-HAP Solvent

    November 30, -0001
    Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical Company has introduced Methyl Propyl Ketone, its non-HAP solvent for pre-saturated industrial wipes. Eastman MPK helps original equipment manufacturers, such as those in the automotive, aerospace and appliance ind…


  • Selector Guide

    November 30, -0001
    Canton, MA-based Interpolymer offers a new selector guide to help formulators choose the right polymer or polymer group for their application. The eight-page book highlights Inter­polymer’s comprehensive product line of patented Syntran…


  • Hydrocarbon Resin

    November 30, -0001
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, has announced the launch of Regalite C6100, a partially hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin for nonwoven adhesives. Tackifier resins are added to the base polymers and elastomers in adhesives to improve their abili…


  • Edge Detectors

    November 30, -0001
    Madison, WI-based AccuWeb, has introduced New WideArray, its new edge detectors that automatically detect web edges passing anywhere through its 18.4-inch wide edge detection range. When positioned on opposite sides of the web in a center guiding mod…