Textile Industry Products

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Textiles provide printing platform for banners, displays.

November 7, 2014

Dye Sub Performance Textiles includes several fabrics – Tri Poly, Triple White, Display Fabric, Heavy Knit, and Ultra White Blockout – that are available in widths from 60–126 in. and meet NFPA 701 FR specifications. After imaging, media provides optimized color consistency, image sharpness, and color range. Areas of use include banners, exhibit graphics, theatrical displays, banner stands, lightbox frame systems, and advertising displays. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Actuator suits web guide applications.

October 14, 2014

Featuring brushless motor design, TA Brushless Actuator offers maintenance-free performance in demanding web guide applications. Unit delivers 200 lb of thrust at 2x speed of MME actuators and provides potentiometer feedback as standard. Actuator is available on AccuWeb web guides and can be retrofit into most narrow-to-mid web width applications. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Dynamic SMS Fabric offers suitable material for single-use scrubs.

October 8, 2014

Designed for conversion into single-use surgical scrub suits, Ahlstrom VaporCool™ consists of soft SMS (Spunbond-Meltblown-Spunbond) fabric treated with adaptive technology. Textile-like fabric, when worn in direct contact with skin, helps regulate wearer's body temperature. When hot, fabric boosts evaporation to providing cooling effect. When cool, fabric holds in moisture to act as insulating layer. Material also uses moisture management to enhance comfort of surgical professionals. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Materials & Material Processing

Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve protects wearer from harm.

September 3, 2014

Made from Kevlar® and other materials to provide protection as well as comfort, Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve (KRG) provides ANSI Level 4 cut resistance. Flame-resistant and reusable sleeve, featuring 2-ply tube design, is made to withstand multiple launderings and is available in multiple sizes (with or without thumb hole). Arm protection applications range from automotive and metal fabrication to steel processing. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Materials & Material Processing

Heavy-Duty Curtain Fabrics withstand industrial environments.

August 22, 2014

Supplied in 61 ft wide rolls, Duravider and Duravider RS meet flame test standards of California Fire Marshal and NFPA701 Method 2. Duravider RS, RipStop-reinforced fabric, allows repair due to Tri-laminate, which features sequentially-staggered, heavyweight polyester yarns that capture puncture points and prevent them from spreading. Also, composition promotes durability without significantly adding to overall fabric weight. This adds resistance to abrasion and impact. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Dye-Sublimation Printer integrates true roll-to-roll support.

July 31, 2014

Intended for fabric production and soft signage markets, 64 in. SureColor® F7170 leverages Epson PrecisionCore™ TFP® print head and Epson UltraChrome® DS ink system to deliver quality printing with optimized dot control for dye-sublimation applications. Highly accurate take up reel and substrate system delivers winding accuracy from 0–.19 in. on transfer paper rolls for digital textile applications, including decorative table tops and runners, POP banners, and light way exhibit displays. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers

Web Guide Controller (24 Vdc) comes in compact package.

July 29, 2014

Compatible with existing AccuWeb web guide systems, EVO 150 features 150 W of power and can control brushed and brushless actuator motors. Control module, measuring 6.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 in., features EtherNet/IP communication protocol for uploading and downloading of guide system settings and performance parameters. Product can be mounted in EVO enclosure measuring 7 x 5 x 4 in., including one with flush-mounted, switch-pad HMI panel on face, or din-mounted in existing control panel.
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Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Lightweight Flame Resistant Garments combine protection, comfort.

July 15, 2014

Available for welding and metals industries, CARBON ARMOUR™ welding jackets and sleeves offer protection against burns caused by sparks/welding spatter while promoting wearer comfort via optimized breathability, moisture management, and drying rate. Flame resistant fabric also exhibits resistance to pin holes and optimized tensile strength. Garments meet demands of welders, grinders, and industry workers. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Protective Workwear targets oil, gas, and utility markets.

June 18, 2014

Designed to meet needs of industrial markets, Massif Core FR™ line is constructed with proprietary flame resistant fabrics that have been approved for aviation and/or combat use in U.S. military. Multidimensional stretch maximizes comfort and range of motion, while moisture management and breathability optimize thermoregulation. Products in Core FR line range from extreme cold weather gear to extreme hot weather gear, and include base layers, mid layers, outer layers, and t-shirts. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Plastic Handle Applicator is designed for high throughput.

June 5, 2014

Located directly after capper, handle applicator utilizes continuous motion roll-feed design to achieve 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs and offers up to 600 bottles/min throughput. Roll-feed design reduces operator time as well as number of dies required to one die per bottle neck size (as opposed to pack-size configuration). To change rolls, operators weld end of in-use roll to the beginning of next roll by pressing one button. Each machine accommodates two rolls of fully recyclable HDPE handles. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Static Filter Elements reduce ESD damage in fluids.

May 13, 2014

Available for replacement and custom designed applications, SwiftStaticDischarge™ filter elements employ media which dissipates triboelectric charges generated via flow of fluids through filter media. This ensures minimal charge across both media and fluid over extended periods to mitigate sparking. Areas of use include power generation applications, plastic injection molding machines, mobile hydraulics, pulp and paper, as well as any other application employing low-conductivity oils. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Cellulase Enzyme optimizes textile and paper quality.

May 6, 2014

Shown to reduce energy requirements and help maximize production rates for pulp and paper manufacturers, Fibrezyme® G4 restores fiber strength and optimizes inter-fiber bonding in paper-making applications. In textile industry, product can be used to soften denim and create stonewashed look for blue jeans. Fibrezyme® G4 operates under wide pH and temperature ranges allowing for integration into variety of manufacturing processes. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Glass Yarns come in thermoplastics compatible sizes.

March 12, 2014

With thermoplastics-compatible sizes, S-2 Glass® and E-Glass yarns can be used in woven fabrics and range of other conversion steps. Sizing system achieves optimum bond between fibers and thermoplastics while also allowing use of fibers in traditional glass fiber conversion processes. Specifically, sizing systems work with range of polymer chemistries, are available on range of fiber diameters, and are suitable for range of high-temperature resin systems as well as engineering resins. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.

February 19, 2014

Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb™ can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Threat Panel provides stab and ballistic protection.

January 29, 2014

Suited for those who work in corrections, law enforcement, and security, MT-PRO™ fits in ballistic models such as DeLuxe, Patrol, and Leopard and integrates Dyneema® fabrics from DSM along with TitanSkin™ anti-stab technology. Panel meets standards of NIJ Level IIIA and offers bullet stopping capabilities that have been tested against 8 different types of ammunition. Product is certified to stop HOSDB P1 Blade at 15 J (<20 mm) and hypodermic needle at 5 J according to VPAM KDIW 2004. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Web Guiding System is available for mid-web sizes.

January 24, 2014

Equipped with brushless motor, guided ball nut, and optional splice table and fine adjustment mounting bracket, FIFE-500 supports roll face (web widths) from 6.3–35.4 in., guide spans from 7.1–23.6 in., and tension from 80–225 lb. Hi-Res color touchscreen, featuring icons and text in 14 languages, facilitates operation and reduces required training effort; same operator interface can be used on all applications.
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Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

Architectural Mesh features circular patterns.

October 22, 2013

Unlike circle patterns created by perforated metal, Circle Mesh woven metal fabric delivers optimized sustainability and visual characteristics while producing minimal scrap. Circle Mesh is woven with same wire as traditional architectural mesh, but is instead crimped by spiral machine around fixed point. Since fixed point is adjustable, process allows for different sizes and different percentages of open area. Finished wires are then woven together by loom operator, creating final pattern. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing

High-Performance Hybrid Yarns enhance composite applications.

October 3, 2013

Used in reinforcement and composite manufacturing processes, Innegra™ H series is engineered to meet industry demand for lightweight, damage- and impact-resistant solutions. Product consists of high-performance olefin yarn co-mingled with other high-performance composite fibers, including aramid, basalt, carbon, and glass, to increase durability and avoid shattering effect associated with lightweight composites. Hybridization is done at filament level, allowing more homogeneous final part. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Low Lead Polyester is engineered for industrial use.

June 21, 2013

Developed with low lead formulation, 600 X 300 Denier PVC Backed Polyester features 0.55 mm vinyl embossed backing. It is engineered for industrial applications including use in bags, luggage, indoor covers, and custom cases. Product is available in CPSIA Compliant options. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

PFOA-free Water/Oil Repellent enhances textiles, nonwovens.

June 19, 2013

AsahiGuard AG-E550D, free of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) at or above detection limits, offers safe and effective alternative to C8-based products. When formulated into nonwoven textiles and textile finishes for outdoor and work clothing, fluorinated finishing agent provides water and oil repellency and stain resistance – even after multiple wash cycles. Nonflammable, C6 fluorinated polymer-based solution is also compatible with residual materials from preceding production processes. Read More