Now days many textile players prefer Pre Engineered Building (PEB) Systems - a complete package of low rise steel buildings manufactured and delivered to the site by a single supplier. The package comprises of rigid structural steel, cladding system and building accessories. Though the concept is simple, PEBs are extremely diversified in their usage and uniqueness in each design. The...
This article contains an overall review of conveyor belt. It tells how conveyor belt developed, textile materials and structures used for manufacturing of conveyor belt and advantages of fabric conveyor belt over steel conveyor belt. Amongst the different fibres, the paper mainly highlights on Kevlar fibre which have excellent tensile and chemical resistant property.
Carpe diem, the Latin aphorism literally means "seize the day". Technical textiles sector has to seize the opportunities presented before it. In particular, Indian technical textiles sector is in a better state with a greater push and support from the government. Three major events have taken place in India in recent months
Composites can be defined as a combination of dissimilar materials to perform a task that neither of constituent materials can perform alone. Generally the composites are made up of the reinforced materials (textile performs) and Matrix (binder). Applications of composites are steadily increasing with advancement in technology and are replacing metal and metal alloys.
Energy storage devices like batteries and supercapacitors are playing a prominent role in meeting our global energy management for greener and more energy balanced world.
Value-added textiles or technical textiles is a growth sector around the world. In developing nations such as China and India, this sector's growth is in double digits.
In all the manufacturing industries, filtration is an important process in separating the unwanted dust particles during the process. Textile materials play a vital role in the industrial filters.
Textile materials have intrinsic properties that make them very valuable, flexible, lightweight, strong, large surface to volume ratio, good touch, softness, etc. Because of this, they are excellent for imparting additional functionalities like hydrophobic, oleo phobic or antibacterial. Traditional wet methods for applying these finishes require the use of large amounts of chemicals,...
In this article, we will deal with the chemistry of coatings and their application to various coated technical textiles that ate in use. It will leave the reader to make use of the many excellent reviews, which are referenced in this article, for details of individual items.
There are many similarities between the fiber, textile and nonwoven fabric industry and the filtration industry. The most obvious is that textile materials are used widely in the filtration as filter media. However, what is not so obvious and what few in the textile industry realize is that the filtration industry is as broadly segmented...