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Polymer Processing Machinery Sales, LLC

Representing leading machinery manufacturers, we provide extrusion, melt filtration, blending for all fiber applications including recycling.


The year that was 2012
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While the rest of the world focused on the U.S. presidential election,continued unrest in the Middle East and the affects of global warming on the environment, the nonwovens industry continued to monitor the unprecedented expansion of the spunmelt market, growth in China, sustainability and a bunch of other stories. 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

Report on trends in technical textiles
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The recession forced many leading technical textile companies to shed non-core businesses, such as nonwoven consumer hygiene products, to focus on industrial markets, according to a new report by textiles journalist Adrian Wilson. More

Team creates fabric that can absorb 99 percent of radioactive cesium
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Japanese researchers said they have developed a fabric that can efficiently absorb radioactive cesium, a potential weapon in the battle to clean up areas contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 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

Topics announced for Innovative Nonwovens Conference
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TAPPI is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2013 NETInc Technical Program. NETInc stands for the Innovative Nonwovens Conference, organized by the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division of TAPPI. NETInc is the perfect forum for a new constituency of industry and academic researchers, the professionals from the nonwovens and affiliated industries and the academic community to enable connections and synergies that support capability development and innovation for industry growth. More

Technical textiles time slip
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The birth and evolution of the technical textiles sector was largely a result of more companies in industrialized nations altering the nature of their businesses because they could no longer compete on price. They sought, instead, to exploit skills, investment capital, materials, processes and equipment not readily available to their emerging competitors. More

Buckeye reports decline
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Buckeye Technologies reported sales decreased 15 percent to $197 million during the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Much of this decrease was attributed to sales lost from the June steam drum failure at its Foley, SC site as well as a sale of the Merfin Systems converting business. Operating income was down $4.4 million to $39 million. 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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Technical textile to get pride of place at Vibrant Gujarat
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The nascent but burgeoning Indian technical textiles industry will get a pride of place at the one of the most awaited biennial trade events in India - "The Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013" to be held between Jan. 8 and 13, 2013, in the capital of Gujarat - Gandhinagar. More

Carpet manufacturers divert record amount from landfill
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More than 6,000 tonnes of carpet waste from the production process was diverted from landfill in 2012 by U.K.-based manufacturing members of Carpet Recycling U.K., the industry-backed association for recycling and reusing waste carpet, has announced. More

What is nanocellulose?    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nanocellulose is a light solid substance obtained from plant matter which comprises nanosized cellulose fibrils. This new material is a pseudo-plastic and possesses the property of specific kinds of fluids or gels that are generally thick in normal conditions. The lateral dimensions of nanocellulose range from 5 to 20 nm, and the longitudinal dimension ranges from a few 10's of nanometers to several microns. More

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