Technical Textiles

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Aralar site in Amezketa, Spain © Aralar

 
07/05/2021 – Environmentally friendly adult and baby wet wipes

Environmentally friendly adult and baby wet wipes

Voith and Trützschler Nonwovens: Papel Aralar invests in a PM 5

Successful start-up of Papel Aralar’s PM 5. With the recent investment, Aralar has two WLS lines with a total production capacity of 45,000 tons/year. By  Editorial staff
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New products for summer 2023 in the spotlight: The Digital Fair at Performance Days will take place from May 17 to 21, 2021! © Performance Days

 
04/05/2021 – Performance Days Loop

Performance Days Loop

Performance Days: The digital trade fair week “The Loop”

The scheduled date of Performance Days cannot take place as a physical event. The digital trade fair week will take place from May 17 to 21. ... By  Iris Schlomski
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A simulation of knitting and putting on a mask. The colors provide information about the tension. The influence of face shape and knitting tension on concern is demonstrated. © Fraunhofer ITWM

 
04/05/2021 – Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 3

Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 3

Fraunhofer ITWM: FIFST for complex load scenarios

Simulation methods for efficient prediction of textile behavior under stretching, shear, bending, torsion, or compression. by Annika Dreßler By  Editorial staff
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The stylish swimwear from Karl Mayer’s Textile Product Development department shows the potential of the five-bar newcomer RJ 5/1 N. © Karl Mayer Gruppe

 
04/05/2021 – Sunny times ahead with the RJ 5/1 N

Sunny times ahead with the RJ 5/1 N

Karl Mayer: Seamless chic swimsuit

Karl Mayer is continually adapting its Rascheltronic range to the needs of the market to give customers the edge in their dynamic business fields. By  Iris Schlomski
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Visualization with marking of individual yarns, simulation from the train in the plane and further compression with software “TexMath”. © Fraunhofer ITWM

 
03/05/2021 – Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 2

Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 2

Fraunhofer ITWM: What happens due to tension or compression?

FibreFEM computes mechanical effects on textiles – by Annika Dreßler, Fraunhofer ITWM By  Editorial staff
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MeshUP is used for the structure generation of weaving patterns and looping diagrams that transform them to structural meshes, on which mechanical properties can be computed. © Fraunhofer ITWM

 
30/04/2021 – Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 1

Series: Realistic simulation of technical textiles – Part 1

Fraunhofer ITWM: Generating structures with MeshUp

Simulation methods for efficient prediction of textile behavior under stretching, shear, bending, torsion, or compression. by Annika Dreßler By  Editorial staff
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When it comes to the whole process, traditional systems use about 52 liters of water for a pair of pants, while Officina+39’s cutting-edge technology employs only 12.5 liters, resulting in Aqualess Mission reducing 75 per cent of the water use in denim and garment laundry processes. © Officina+39

 
27/04/2021 – Sustainability – SDG 6

Sustainability – SDG 6

Officina+39: Aqualess Mission – on a mission to reduce the use of water

Innovative technology by Officina+39 significantly reduces water consumption in denim and garment washing. By  Iris Schlomski