Textile Machinery

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Butt Splicer holds rolls up to 50 in. O.D.

June 16, 2016

Available in web widths from 10–24 in., S-TAB-50 Turretmaster Butt Splicer accommodates core I.D.'s ranging from 3–6 in. Machine provides automatic gapless splicing with 1 or 2 pieces of tape and shear cutting of both webs simultaneously on 7.5° angle. Different sized web festoon options enable splice speeds of 500 or 750 fpm. Additional features include shaftless roll lifting turret design, touchscreen operator interface, PLC control, and tape dispensers that eliminate need for tape trimmers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Butler Automatic SP1 Automatic Film Splicer Reduces Downtime in Medical Device Packaging

May 25, 2016

Splicer performs non-stop film changes in medical device packaging operations Middleborough, MA – Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, announces that its SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited for medical device packaging applications. The SP1 Automatic Film Splicer increases efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Material Spreading System features digital touchscreen.

May 24, 2016

Capable of handling material rolls up to 2,200 lb and 50 in. in diameter, Saber C-Series E™ computerized cradle feed machine offers 3 spreading modes: face-up with knife, face-to-face with knife, and face-to-face with catchers. Integrated touchscreen display facilitates input of operational factors such as spread length and splice points from clearly defined menu options. With Windows-based operating system, users can upload marker files via WiFi (optional) from remote computer location. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Round Knife Cutters/Slitters handle composites, textiles.

April 6, 2016

Electric round knife cutter, TASW12M, handles composite materials and soft materials up to 2 in. Torque produced by 350 W motor, combined with knife&#39;s RPM, allows cutting of rubber- and plastic-based material. Also available, TADD120DT direct-drive, bidirectional slitter consists of electric, 3-phase round knife (8-sided, 120 mm) cutter for high-speed technical textile and composite cutting. Pushbutton knife-edge sharpening on both models takes <10 sec and does not require knife removal. Read More

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

Industrial Vacuum System cleans narrow web machines.

March 9, 2016

Installed onto open web in most narrow web presses and machinery, including those running thin films, V-Force 30 includes non-contact cleaning hood with active static neutralizing bars, ducting kit, and self-contained Air Control System. Latter consists of all-in-one blow-off, vacuum, and collector support cabinet. Clam-shell hood design incorporates optimized air management chamber that balances high-velocity air agitation curtain with dual vacuum slots. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Sonobond Ultrasonics Enters Incontinence Market

March 2, 2016

SeamMaster® High Profile Ultrasonic Sewing Machines Help Manufacturers Produce Leak-Proof Seams in Underwear Used for Bedwetting Protection WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Sonobond Ultrasonics announced today that its SeamMaster® High Profile Ultrasonic Sewing Machines are being used to help assemble children’s underwear used for bedwetting protection. Several dozen machines have been... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Textile Industry Products

DiloGroup at IDEA 2016, Boston, USA, Booth 1526 May 3-5, 2016

February 23, 2016

Dilo is the leading equipment supplier of complete lines for staple fibre nonwoven fabric production. The most recent machine concepts from DiloGroup companies DiloTemafa, DiloSpinnbau and DiloMachines will be promoted with the emphasis on new equipment components which improve product quality and increase line capacity. DiloTemafa has introduced versions of the Baltromix bale opener and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Textile Industry Products

Cardinal Round Knives - Improved Production Facility Reduces Lead Times

December 4, 2015

Eastman Cardinal® round knives are proudly manufactured in the USA. Eastman recently invested in the Buffalo, New York production facility to increase capacity and decrease lead-times. Lead-times for most round knife cutters is approximately 5-7 business days. The manufacturing facility enhancements have also increased the quality and precision of this equipment, especially in terms of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Textile Industry Products

Horizontal Slitter Rewinder serves high-volume operations.

November 25, 2015

Suited for label slitting, inspection, and rewinding, HSI slitter rewinder has end-to-end servo control design and employs Rotoflex URC 2.0 control system with menu-driven UI that lets operators monitor all functions from one screen. Features include 330 and 440 mm web widths, 1,000 fpm running speed, and extra-large inspection table as well as ergonomic, 37 in. high editing area. Slitting module is designed for accessibility, and web path is straightforward. Various options are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Textile Industry Products

Latest BOBST Developments in Gravure Technology for Coating Applications Presented during Symposium and Open House in Italy

September 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

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

WideArray(TM) Edge Detectors Feature Advanced Technology

September 28, 2015

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Textile Industry Products

DiloGroup: High Order Intake - Impetus for the Forthcoming ITMA Hall H3, Booth No. C104

September 25, 2015

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

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products

Web Tension Controller utilizes load cell feedback.

August 11, 2015

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Automatic Film Splicer maximizes line efficiency.

June 9, 2015

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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Vertical Accumulator improves productivity in Web processes.

May 29, 2015

Able to fill at high speeds, even when down-line process has been stopped, SplicePerfect&trade; 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.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Portable Trim Collection Unit minimizes trim waste volume.

May 5, 2015

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

EVS Receives $1M Order from New Home Goods Manufacturer in China

March 13, 2015

CAESAREA, Israel - Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (OTCBB:EVSNF), a global provider of vision technology for automatic surface inspection and in-line quality monitoring systems, today announced that it has received the first order from a new, major Home Goods manufacturer in China for its legacy product, IQ-TEX4, totaling over $1 million. The order consists of multiple components for textile web... Read More

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

Pigment.inc Launches at FESPA 2015

March 12, 2015

FESPA 2015 (Cologne – Germany) will herald the global launch of a new business venture, Pigment.inc, from Impression Technology. Impression Technology is the creator of DTG (Direct to Garment) Digital T-shirt printers. The tag line for the new company, Pigment.inc, is "Everything Textile". A bold statement for the new business, but it is supported by more than a decade of experience in... Read More

Textile Industry Products

PTi Schedules NPE Technical Sessions on Advanced Sheet Extrusion Technology

March 11, 2015

Daily Presentations Cover Wide Range of Innovative Processes and Techniques AURORA, Ill. – Processing Technologies International (PTi), a leading global manufacturer of high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, will host a wide range of technical presentations on new technology and innovative processes and techniques at NPE 2015: The International Plastics Showcase, March 23-27 at the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Graham Engineering Corporation's American Kuhne, Welex, and Graham Engineering Brands to Demonstrate Innovations, Custom Extrusion Solutions at NPE 2015

February 2, 2015

American Kuhne Quick-Change™, Welex XSL Navigator®, and Graham Engineering Revolution MVP® Innovations Offer Flexibility, Efficiency, Configurability YORK, PA., U.S.A. – Extrusion and blow molding innovations that substantially reduce downtime, save energy, and enhance automation will be on display at the NPE2015 exhibit of Graham Engineering Corporation (Booth W3142). One highlight... Read More