Technical Textiles

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USA: Cotton areas in drought. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
16/09/2022 – Cotton

Cotton

2021/22 U.S. exports lall on lower supplies

2021/22 U.S. exports are estimated to have fallen more than 370,000 tonnes from the previous year to 3.2 million tonnes owing to less exportable supplies. By  Sibylle Michel
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In the project 3DNaturDruck, construction elements will be manufactured additively from natural fibers, such as here a free-form tile made of wood short fiber filament. © LZH

 
14/09/2022 – Sustainability in 3D printing

Sustainability in 3D printing

LZH research components made of natural fibers

Together with partners, the LZH is researching how to produce individual building elements from natural fibers using additive manufacturing. By  Sibylle Michel
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Ebru Nakis produces embroidery mainly for women’s/men’s clothing and baby/children’s clothing as well as home textile products. © Ebru Nakis

 
12/09/2022 – Embroidery

Embroidery

Colorful products come to life with Durak Tekstil threads

Ebru Nakis, providing solutions to its export-oriented customers with colorful and attractive embroidery, uses Durak Tekstil threads in production. By  Editorial staff
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The Airbagliner from Global Safety Textiles enables complete repair of defective sewer pipes. © Global Safety Textiles

 
09/09/2022 – Repair of sewer pipes

Repair of sewer pipes

OPW hose for trenchless sewer rehabilitation

Digging up or exposing defective sewer pipes with an excavator, hoe and spade is no longer necessary with Global Safety Textiles’ Airbagliner. By  Sibylle Michel
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Spinning mill preparation at Velener Textil, a member of the Bremen Cotton Exchange. © Velener Textil

 
08/09/2022 – 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen

36th International Cotton Conference Bremen

Textile processes in the fast lane

There will be several lectures on problem areas and suitable solutions in the context of textile processes on September 30, 2022, at the 36th International ... By  Sibylle Michel
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The fibers are pressed through spinning nozzles. The nozzles are located at the upper end of the spinning shaft of the plant. © Fraunhofer ITWM

 
05/09/2022 – Virtual spinning

Virtual spinning

Faster spinning thanks to simulation

The Fraunhofer ITWM is developing a simulation software that virtually maps and examines a wide range of spinning processes. By  Sibylle Michel
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Overview of the planting and harvesting times of the eight major cotton producing countries © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
31/08/2022 – Cotton

Cotton

Season 2022/23 marked by uncertainty

The volatility with cotton prices, global macroeconomic conditions, and the turmoil in Eastern Europe are creating uncertainties in cotton demand. By  Sibylle Michel