Technical Textiles


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13/12/2022 – Textile printing

Textile printing

Advanced silicone ink for textile applications

Dow’s patented Silastic LCF 9600 M Textile Printing Ink Base enables improved printing on highly elastic sportswear garments. By  Sibylle Michel

It is a challenge to blend microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) with hydrophobic, i.e. water-repellent, rubbers. © Empa / Daetwyler Schweiz AG

09/12/2022 – Rubber production

Rubber production

Renewable cellulose-based fillers

In two years of intensive collaboration between Empa and the Datwyler Schweiz AG as part of an Innosuisse project, a process was successfully developed ... By  Sibylle Michel

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08/12/2022 – China


Slowing global cotton consumption

The decline in China yarn imports led to lower cotton consumption in major yarn exporting countries such as India, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan. By  Sibylle Michel

Reflex stretch yarn is softer and more versatile in comparison to traditional reflectives. © Marchi & Fildi

06/12/2022 – Metalloplastic yarns

Metalloplastic yarns

Italian spinner Marchi & Fildi introduces Reflex

Gleaming, the line of metalloplastic yarns, introduces Reflex, a range of coloured, reflective yarns for technical, safety and stretch uses. By  Sibylle Michel

Objective Softness Measurement by emtec TSA Tactile Sensation Analyzer. © emtec Electronic

05/12/2022 – Advertisement


Digitizing the Comfort Factor

Objective data regarding the felt comfort of textiles makes digitization, categorization, and reproduction of product lines a breeze. The TSA Tactile Sensation ... from emtec Electronic

The newly developed Smart Energy Monitoring software solution can be used to determine and optimize the energy consumption of each individual axis per cycle. © Baumüller

05/12/2022 – Smart Energy Monitoring

Smart Energy Monitoring

Measure energy consumption, avoid wear

With its new Smart Energy Monitoring software function, Baumüller now presents a solution for the intelligent energy monitoring of machines and systems. By  Sibylle Michel

The intimate setting of Filtrex gives the opportunity for an intensive exchange, also with the delegates. © Edana

23/11/2022 – Event


Successful edition of Filtrex 2022

Around 100 filtration media professionals gathered in Berlin, Germany, on 8–9 November, for a two-day conference on topics relating to filtration. By  Sibylle Michel