Textile Industry Products
In acknowledgement of its innovative and one-of-a-kind technical outdoor fabric, Safety Components was awarded US patent 9,121,131 on WeatherMAX 80. The versatile performance material is widely used in a broad range of industries. The company holds a Canadian patent on the same product. WeatherMAX 80 is made using 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMAX for maximum color retention. The water... Read More
AGY Holding Corp., a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcement materials, has completed capacity expansions for its S-2 Glass® and L-Glass™ specialty glass fiber product lines. "Earlier this year, AGY announced plans to increase capacity of its specialty glass fiber products," said Patrick Burns, President CEO. "I am pleased to report we... Read More
Comprising X10 single layer proximity suit, X30 and X40 middle-weight suits, and heavily insulated X60 fire entry suit, X Series provides protection from heat, fire, molten metal, and radiant energy. All versions feature advanced Z-Flex® Multilayer Aluminized performance shell, which delivers lightweight protection that outperforms and outlasts all other radiant protective fabrics. Applications include steel and metal works, foundry operations, petrochemical plants, and specialized firefighting. Read More
Allowing body heat and perspiration to escape while delivering Radiant Protective Performance and Thermal Protective Performance, Z-Flex® Air™ breathable protective fabrics keep firefighters and industrial operators cooler to increase comfort in extreme conditions/workspaces. Micro-perforation process optimizes placement, pattern, and dimensions of micro-perforations, which improve Total Heat Loss by 65%. Material suits industries with heavy loads, insulated garments, and situational stress.
Latest BOBST Developments in Gravure Technology for Coating Applications Presented during Symposium and Open House in ItalySeptember 29, 2015
A latest generation aluminium coating line at Bobst Italia's production plant in San Giorgio Monferrato, ready to be delivered to its new owner in Europe, provided the perfect opportunity for BOBST to hold a major two-day event that would gather in Italy local and international players from the converting industry. The symposium sessions were held in the morning at a conference venue in... Read More
WideArray edge detectors have continued to be enhanced with advanced technology. Madison, Wis. – WideArray™ Edge Detectors from AccuWeb were introduced over fifteen years ago with its patented technology allowing for fully compensated, self-adjusting edge detection that could overcome ambient dust, changes in temperature and humidity, web flutter, passline variances, and other... Read More
During the year there has been a great demand for Dilo lines for the production of needlefelts. An above-average order intake from the important markets has been registered. For decades, the ITMA show has been the most important forum for DiloGroup to present its machines and production lines. As the leading company in the field of complete staple fibre nonwoven production lines, Dilo... Read More
Available in widths to 126 in., Samba Fabric Elite Textiles offer advanced platform for printing brilliant banners, flags, exhibit graphics, backdrops, and retail displays. Products meet NFPA 701 FR specifications and provide options in ink compatibility including Dye Sub Direct, Dye Sub Transfer, Latex, UV, Eco-Solvent, and Solvent. Read More
Made of 5.3 oz GlenGuard® fabric, Workrite® FR Line offers arc thermal performance value of 9.5 cal/cm² and is UL certified to NFPA 2112. Line includes coveralls, shirts, and pants in variety of colors. In addition to FR protection and comfortable, lightweight design, garments provide moisture management, durability, and colorfastness. Read More
Made of 100% polyester yarn, Style number 413 is 60 in. wide and intended for tent and outdoor accessory manufacturers who desire ventilation while ensuring insects as small as tick nymphs cannot penetrate screen. Product meets basic requirements of no-see-um mesh screening and exhibits fire resistance and water repellency characteristics. Also featured, UV resistance ensures exposure to sunlight does not degrade fabric or cause it to fade.
Woven from 100% pigment solution-dyed SaturaMax, WeatherMAX is finished with breathable HydroMax for water, dirt, and mildew resistance. In testing, UV-resistant product outperforms acrylic and polyester outdoor fabrics for strength, color fastness, and abrasion resistance. Available colors in 80 in. width include black, light charcoal, and captain navy. Read More
Designed for unwind tension zones, Model Z4-UL utilizes load cell feedback for tension measurement with full range of functions to maximize production, including soft start, anti-coast, flying splice, and web break detection. Unit includes 7 in. HD web tension control interface and 7-day trend storage capability for recording production run data. Available as circuit board only, with enclosure, or for remote installation, Z4-UL is compatible with pneumatic or electric brakes/clutches and drives. Read More
3D Systems Exhibits Fully Functional 3D Printed Metal Parts and Advanced Aerospace Solutions at 2015 International Paris Air ShowJune 19, 2015
-- 3DS' Direct Metal Printing (DMP) produces fully dense, functional metal parts and assemblies for aerospace applications -- Unlimited complexity of 3D printed components reduces weight and unlocks never-before-possible performance characteristics in aerospace parts ROCK HILL, S.C. — 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will demonstrate its advanced aerospace solutions,... Read More
Designed to transport Class A automotive finished goods, Packa-Tex™ products include Headliner, Tyvek®, and color pouch fabrics. Headliner Class-A fabric, as 12 oz/yd², 4-ply laminate, features blue brushed tricot material on milky clear reinforced laminated vinyl. Offering minimal abrasion and facilitated cleaning, white Tyvek on milky clear vinyl fabric is 12 oz/yd², 3-ply laminate. Available in 13 and 18 oz/yd² weights, pouch fabric comes in 7 colors as well as auto gray and milky clear. Read More
Suited for consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical shrink sleeve packaging operations, SP3HSL Series will maximize line efficiency by eliminating film roll change downtime. Automatic web splicing system is capable of running at speeds up to 450 fpm, automatically splicing end of each expiring roll of film onto new roll. System is suitable for both new production lines and for retrofit installation on existing packaging lines. Read More
Able to fill at high speeds, even when down-line process has been stopped, SplicePerfect™ GACC Vertical Accumulator allows for core changes and product splicing while process line continues at constant velocity. Once rewind operation resumes, this festoon style vertical accumulator feeds out at speeds exceeding process line speed until all accumulated material has been paid out. System is custom designed to meet application requirements of continuous web processes.
Able to chop and collect up to 2 trims from single converting line, MITS-AIO-PF is built around Lundberg Tech cutters which chop trim material to minimize waste volume. Unit is suitable for paper, film, foil, and plastics with minimum thickness of 0.0004 in. Housed in powder coated steel cabinet, MITS-AIO-PF includes control, trim intakes, duct, fan, silencers, cutter, dust filter, air/material separator, and receiver. Unit is mounted on casters and operates at voltages of 208/240/480 V at 60 Hz. Read More
ZOD Automation is a manufacturer of high end rotary converting equipment. We specialize in automating the various die cutting and assembly processes required for tight tolerance, complexly constructed end products. ZOD Automation's servo driven, PLC controlled converting equipment offers manufacturing solutions for a broad range of complex products for the medical, personal care,... Read More
CHICAGO – Chicago-based AFM Heatsheets®, the leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics to keep individuals comfortable in virtually any weather, was recently announced as a recipient of FabricLink Network's annual Top 10 Innovation Awards for its leading-edge Ultraflect™ insulation fabric. This year's Top 10 winners include innovative manufacturing and production... Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — BioFit Engineered Products, a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of ergonomic seating solutions, now offers bleachable fabric and vinyl upholstery options. The new upholsteries bolster the company's existing selection for healthcare, laboratory, education and custom seating, providing disinfectable, green choices. The BioFit bleachable upholsteries are... Read More