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Creative Composites installs Dieffenbacher’s presses

22nd May 2020

Creative Composites, which claims to be the UK’s most advanced composites manufacturer, has purchased and installed Dieffenbacher’s CompressEco presses. The company headquartered in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, selected Dieffenbacher’s CompressEco press series in 2017. UK-based company produces SMC Class A exterior components on Dieffenbacher equipment.

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Ascent Aerospace installs LFAM machine in Santa Ana

20th May 2020

Ascent Aerospace has announced that its large format additive manufacturing (LFAM) machine has been installed and is operational in Santa Ana, CA, co-located with its composite tooling shop, autoclave & clean room. Ascent's investment in the machine was announced in summer of 2019 to bring advantages of additive manufacturing to the aerospace tooling...

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Nordson contributes to making masks and gowns

15th May 2020

Representing the importance of plastics industry in fighting coronavirus, Nordson Corporation has supplied large quantities of gear pumps and screen changers to producers of melt blown polypropylene microfibre sheet for personal protective equipment such as masks and gowns. There has been an increase in demand for microfibre fabrics from healthcare...

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FET’s non-woven melt spinning system in demand

15th May 2020

Fibre Extrusion Technology (FET), a supplier of state of the art process technology for the man-made yarns, has reportedly received unprecedented enquiries for non-woven melt spinning system since the onset of Coronavirus. Worldwide demand for medical grade masks has stretched manufacturing capacity which relies on specialist meltblown process for...

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Schwing ensures clean machines for nonwovens

27th Apr 2020

In the times of coronavirus pandemic, Schwing Technologies is engaged in cleaning machine parts so that nonwovens production continues unhindered. Production lines for nonwovens are running at full speed worldwide since material is needed for medical textiles. Precise working machine parts are essential amidst shortage of masks and protective gowns.

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Andritz sets up converting line for disposable masks

20th Apr 2020

Andritz Diatec, part of international technology Group Andritz, has set up a fully automatic, high-speed face mask converting line for manufacturing disposable face masks. In the first configuration, the new line will be able to produce masks for surgical/medical applications. Its capacity to produce other mask types – like N95/FFP2 – is being assessed.

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Karweb to get neXline spunlace line from Andritz

14th Apr 2020

International technology Group Andritz will provide a complete neXline spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens for its plant located in Gaziantep, Turkey. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up at the beginning of 2021. The new neXline spunlace eXcelle line will be used to produce viscose and polyester wipes as well as biodegradable wipes.

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Germany's DLR uses its 3D printers to produce PPP

10th Apr 2020

Amidst Coronavirus crisis, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) has successfully converted its 3D printers, which are usually used to produce models for aerospace research, to manufacture medical protective equipment. The step was taken after a request from the European Commission for assistance in the production of urgently needed medical equipment.

PCMC's saw uses predictive maintenance to reduce downtime

6th Apr 2020

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced that the Xcut saw, its newest tissue log saw, now has the ability to use predictive maintenance to reduce unplanned downtime. PCMCA manufactures high-performance converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens, package-printing, and bag-converting industries worldwide.

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