Technical Textiles


Amanns new product innovation Basalt-tech is the first sewing thread made from 100% basalt stone fibers. © Amann

28/03/2022 – Yarns


Basalt-tech: sewing thread made from stone

The international sewing thread producer Amann Group launched a sewing thread that is entirely made from basalt stone fibers. By  Sibylle Michel

Autofil, made in Italy, is a fast, versatile, accurate, and silent yarn strength tester. © Mesdan

28/03/2022 – Quality control

Quality control

Fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength tester

The latest innovation of Mesdan, a manufacturer of yarn splicers and laboratory quality control equipment, is a fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength ... By  Editorial staff

Groz-Beckert develops, produces and sells machine needles, precision parts, fine tools and systems for the textile industry. © Groz-Beckert

25/03/2022 – Needle and sinker for staple fiber

Needle and sinker for staple fiber

Cost savings loop by loop

Knitting staple fibers comes with its own challenges. Groz-Beckert has the solution: needles and sinkers with the suffix SF. By  Sibylle Michel

Dr Frank Wendler from TITK tests the Cell Solution Bioactive staple fiber. © TITK/Steffen Beikirch

24/03/2022 – Cellulose fibers

Cellulose fibers

Lyocell fiber with permanent antiviral protection

The research institute TITK has succeeded in modifying the cellulose fiber Cell Solution Bioactive, which now also has a very reliable antiviral effect. By  Sibylle Michel

USCTP wants to set a new standard for more sustainable cotton production. © Pixel-Shot/

22/03/2022 – Annual Report of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

Annual Report of the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

On the road to more sustainable cotton production

The Trust Protocol highlights that significant progress has already been made compared to the last surveys conducted by the US Department of Agriculture ... By  Editorial staff

Lars Bendixen, Segment Manager Graphics, CEO Oliver Zünd, and Stefan Lang, Head of Sales, with the awards for “Best Workflow Solution”, “Best in Robotics”, and “Best Print Support Tool” (from left). © Zünd

22/03/2022 – Automated cutting

Automated cutting

Zünd wins EDP awards for software tools

Zünd receives EDP awards for no less than three of its software tools. By  Sibylle Michel

A Carded/Pulp (CP) line from Trützschler for biodegradable composite nonwovens from pulp and viscose fibers. © Trützschler

21/03/2022 – Nonwovens


Trützschler Nonwovens at IDEA

IDEA, the North American nonwovens show, will take place in Miami, March 28–31, 2022. Trützschler’s booth 2017 focuses on the needs of the American market. By  Sibylle Michel