- It is important to both detect and remove foreign matter during the cotton spinning process, say the authors, who provide an overview of the available automated foreign matter detection devices and their underlying principles and also detail some of the recent and current research in this area.
- CAD/CAM systems for jacquard based textile industry are an integrated technological solutions (in software and/or hardware) catering to the various needs which range from designing, prototyping, actual production, marketing and presentation of designs/finished products of the textile industry.
- Atlas, a global leader in weathering testing instruments and services, has gained Marks & Spencer approval for utilising the Atlas Xenotest® 220/220+ and Ci3000+ Fade-Ometer® to meet C9 (Colour Fastness to Light) and C9A (Colour Fastness to Wet Light) test methods.
- USTER® pioneered evenness testing more than 60-years ago and the USTER® TESTER 5 follows in this tradition in offering an unbeatable range and testing speed to give 21st Century proof that the concept is more important than ever.
- Many processes can run at least 30% faster with better quality of package by precise tension control in winding process and it is essential to develop an instrument which should give accuracy in results in terms of tension.
- With the advent of global sourcing, the need for effective quality measurements is more important than ever, and there is a need for a comprehensive, consistent way to establish the quality of goods, for which automated fabric inspection is one such solution.
- New VR technologies have been developed, which form the basis for a realistic, three dimensional, (real-time) simulations and visualisation of individualised garments put on by virtual counterparts of real customers.
- The continuing developments in fibrous polymer technology mean that there will always be a stimulating supply of materials towards which the fibres scientist may direct his research, whichever type of microscopy or imaging he may wish to use.
- With over 100 customers and more than 30 years experience, the Chandigarh-based company ERMA INDIA have been designing, developing, manufacturing to world class standards and marketing exclusively the ERMASCOPES for fibre testing & quality control, R&D and teaching & demonstration, making it probably a leading company in the world to have such extensive expertise & dedication in the above field.
- The new rotating rack Q-Sun Model B02 xenon tester from Q-Lab Corporation has designed specifically to be an affordable lightfastness tester that meets the requirements of ISO and AATCC. In addition, its capacity is 48% to 92% larger than comparable xenon testers.
- Hunterlab’s UltraScan PRO measures both reflected and transmitted colour and meets CIE, ASTM and USP guidelines for accurate colour measurement. The instrument’s 5nm optical resolution enables it to precisely measure colours using colourants with sharp cutoff characteristics.
- Zweigle Textilprüfmaschinen was founded in 1919 in Reutlingen, South Germany with a clean objective: to provide the textile industry with quality control equipment of the highest quality and precision. Zweigle is nowadays an international manufacturing and marketing organisation located in Reutlingen, 50 km south of Stuttgart.
- Testrite has recently celebrated 40 years as a registered company. It was originally operated from a coach house situated in the heart of what was the textile area of the industrial north - Halifax, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Over recent years the company has flourished and now sells worldwide the textile testing equipment that it manufactures.
- SDL Atlas offers the Quickspin System, which incorporates the Suessen MDTA Fibre Opener with the Rieter R20 rotor spinning unit. The superior blending capabilities of the MDTA and the high speed flexibility of the Rieter unit make the Quickspin System ideal for production of samples of cashmere yarn requiring colour blending and the matching of dyed fibres.
- Premier unveils a suite of new products and solutions at ITMA Munich, 2007 Premier Evolvics, a leading global manufacturer of quality and process testing, monitoring and analysing equipment, has recently launched a range of products and solutions.
- There is a lot riding on the quality of the cotton one sources to ensure products that meet exacting standards. That is why it pays to reply on the Mag High Volume Fibre Tester to ensure cotton quality.
- James H Heal & Co Ltd has very recently announced the global launch of Gyrowash 815/20, an AATCC approved testing instrument for evaluating the colour fastness, staining potential and durability of fabrics under accelerated wash conditions, according to AATCC Test Method 61.
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