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Filtration makers respond to changing world
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The wide variety of markets and applications it serves as well as its ability to fetch a premium price even in the toughest of economic conditions has made filtration an attractive market for many nonwovens manufacturers. These manufacturers have come to rely on a number of technologies ranging from needlepunch to meltblown to nanotechnology to help them conquer new territories. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use
Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more

Dow adds to its range of flexible packaging materials
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In its continuing effort to provide better flexible packaging materials, Dow has developed a new family of resins for blown and cast film lines, added two new resins to its Dowlex resin line and introduced a solvent-based adhesive for high-temperature laminates. More

Cesium-cleanup cloth made cheaper
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The University of Tokyo's Institute of Industrial Science and nonwoven fabrics maker Ozu Corp. said recently they have succeeded in mass-producing a cloth that adsorbs radioactive cesium in water. More

TAPPI Reach-In Chamber
The Parameter Series 7911 40 cu. ft. is specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. This test chamber is designed to accurately produce the conditions required for applications such as stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC, and vapor transmission.

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Softness, Stiffness & Elasticity Testing
Our OPUS instruments provide simple and fast non-destructive ultrasonic measurement of softness, stiffness and elasticity for non-wovens, plastics, paper and other materials. The data provides unique information that can be used in process and quality control, performance prediction and product development. MORE
Optimize your production flow!
FlexLink specializes in components and turnkey solutions specifically for the paper converting industry. Our patented Dynamic Flow Concept, among other solutions, will reduce accumulation; improve operator access, machine, and floor utilization. We take pride in the quality of our systems and ensure you'll have high up-time and little maintenance. More info

Tapyrus (Thailand) to start meltblown sample shipping
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Tapyrus (Thailand) Co. Ltd. held an opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new meltblown factory on Nov. 22. Tapyrus (Thailand) is the newly founded entity established by parent company Tapyrus Co. Ltd. of Japan, which has 38-year history in the meltblown and composite manufacturing sector. More

Turkish textile players explore German technology
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Around 600 Turkish textile industry players participated in the two conferences organized by VDMA in Istanbul and Gaziantep in Turkey during current month, to learn how they can utilize German technology to counter severe competition extended by their counterparts in Asia. More

TAPPI issues call for papers for 2013 NETInc technical program
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The Norcross, Ga.-based Technical Association of the Pulp, Paper, Packaging and Converting Industries (TAPPI) has issued a call for papers to be presented at the 2013 NETInc Innovative Nonwovens Conference, to be held April 29-May 1 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. More

Control Tension the Easy Way

With its easy-to-navigate graphic user interface, the SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller will have your machine operators maintaining the right tension for your web process in no time.
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Textile coating conference highlights creativity
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Creativity, commercial development, future technology and sustainability were the emerging themes from the presentations given to delegates over the two day International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating in Valencia, Spain on Nov. 15-16. More

Teijin Eco Circle, V-Lap polyester selected for Nissan, Mitsubishi interior textiles
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Polyester fibers developed by Tokyo-based Teijin Ltd. have been selected for use in automotive interior textiles in vehicle models offered by Japan-based automakers Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. More

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