Oerlikon Technology

Oerlikon Neumag to focus on technical nonwoven applications at ANEX and SINCE Shanghai

The requirement for technical nonwovens accounts for approximately 60% of the entire nonwoven market worldwide. About half of these nonwovens are now produced in Asia, according to Oerlikon, a leading global technology group. The group’s...
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Innovative Materials – Rigid-Inflatable Boats and Life Rafts

ContiTech Presents Innovative Materials ContiTech will present a new material for rigid-inflatable boats at Techtextil for the first time. "As a well-known supplier in the field of high-performance materials for recreational and working boats, we want...

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity from sunlight...
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A Breakthrough in Adhesive and Surface Treatment Technology

Syntor Specialty Chemicals Ltd will be present at the show in Frankfurt, promoting a new range of proprietary products which act as thermally or UV activated adhesion promoters and adhesives. Based on diallylamide derivatives, the...
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Russia moves to support domestic technical textiles

Eugene Gerden reports from Moscow The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade has designed a package of measures, aimed at supporting the country’s technical textiles and nonwovens industries, according to Viktor Evtukhov, Russia’s Deputy Minister...
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Industrial yarns still in demand

Remscheid, January 2, 2017 – last year, the Remscheid-based systems manufacturer Oerlikon Barmag secured an above-average number of industrial yarns projects. The general trend was once again confirmed within the context of the ITMA...

The technology that makes textiles germ-free

A University of Georgia researcher has invented a new technology that can inexpensively render medical linens and clothing, face masks, paper towels - and yes, even diapers, intimate apparel and athletic wear, including smelly...

Novel nanotube structure is a new wonder material

Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have synthesized thin carbon nanotube (CNT) textiles that exhibit both high electrical conductivity and...
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When is a Street Lamp not a Street Lamp?

Street Lamps that Protect you from the Rain Still at a prototype stage the latest in street furniture is a street lamp fitted with an umbrella. This innovative design features a street lamp fitted with...

Monofilament with a special surface

Perlon produces a new monofilament which has special particles incorporated into it. It can also be used in the field of Advanced Technical Textiles for example in filtration. The new monofilament PearlTech has particles incorporated into...
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