New Products

  • Optima Palletizer

    November 8, 2011
    Optima has developed the first palletizer specifically designed for nonwovens. The robot of the Optima RTP 25 has a motor-driven gripper equipped with angled edges at the bottom. This increases gripping security and operating speeds. The angled edges…


  • Appleton Manufacturing Core recycler

    November 8, 2011
    Appleton Manufacturing Division has expanded its Safe-Slab Core Recycler product line to include Light and Heavy-Duty models. The Safe-Slab Core Recycler is designed to make it safer and easier to remove excess materials from a core without using bla…


  • Fluorochemical application process

    November 8, 2011
    Commission finisher TSG Finishing LLC has developed a new process to apply C6-based fluorochemicals to nonwoven medical fabrics used in disposable gowns, drapes and instrument wraps. This technique responds to a growing interest in providing more env…


  • BASF Green latex

    November 8, 2011
    BASF has developed the first latex for carpet backing adhesives to be made with a minimum of 10% renewable materials. Styrofan ECO 4810 will enable carpet manufacturers to develop new, sustainable products with ingredients that reduce energy and reso…


  • Lechler Cleaning nozzle

    November 8, 2011
    Lechler Inc.'s Gyro Tank Cleaning Nozzle is its largest free spinning model and is designed to clean medium to large size tanks from 10-20 feet in diameter. It is the high capacity workhorse of the Lechler tank cleaning product line. This long-la…


  • Non-contact measurement website

    November 8, 2011
    Beta LaserMike, a global provider of precision measurement and control systems, has announced the launch of its new LaserSpeed website at http://www.laserspeedgauge.com (also www.laserspeed.eu). The newly redesigned website provides users in a broad…


  • Mounting bracket

    October 4, 2011
    Converter Accessory Corporation's (CAC) new adjustable mounting bracket is a added option for use with CAC's Adjusta-Pull anti-wrinkle system.


  • Endboards

    September 30, 2011
    Precision-cut custom endboards from Badger Plug are combined with sleeve plugs to secure and protect medium to large rolls during shipping and storage.


  • Spunbond nonwovens

    September 30, 2011
    Nonwovens maker Avanti has launched a revolutionary new product made from 100% polyethylene spunbond nonwoven fabric.


  • Grounding system

    September 30, 2011
    The newly upgraded, intrinsically safe Earth-Rite Tellus II from Newson Gale Inc. offers effective, constantly verified static ground monitoring for drums, IBCs and other mobile or portable equipment during hazardous area operations.


  • Vertical lift

    September 30, 2011
    The Valu-Lift vertical lift is a light-duty, 4-strand, continuous lift, light-duty conveyor designed to handle cartons and other smooth-bottom unit loads up to 50 pounds.


  • Testing equipment

    September 30, 2011
    Wira Instrumentation presents the new Wira Cotton Fibre Fineness and Maturity meter, its latest range of laboratory instruments for the testing of fibers, fabrics and carpets.


  • Automatic core cutter

    August 31, 2011
    Appleton Mfg. Division has introduced the A301 Automatic Core Cutter.


  • Tank cleaning machine

    August 31, 2011
    Lechler's M20 tank cleaning machine is a powerful, gear-driven unit that is designed to clean the largest tanks and handle the most difficult cleaning applications.


  • Specialty sheeter

    August 31, 2011
    Sheeting of abrasive materials such as emery paper, sand papers or abrasive cloth can now be achieved with minimal knife wear with a new specialty sheeter from Maxson Automatic Machinery Company.