Groz-Beckert at the Techtextil and Texprocess 2017
The Weaving department is presenting its comprehensive range of products for weaving preparation and weaving accessories at the Techtextil. A highlight of the portfolio is the PosiLeno® leno system, which boosts efficiency by up to 100 percent. Moreover, an acrylic weaving machine mock-up, the WeavingLoom, will provide insight into the operation of heald frames, healds, warp stop motions and drop wires. The jacquard heald is also demonstrated using the WeavingLoom. Made of mono wire, this product facilitates not only high densities but also a particularly gentle workmanship. In combination with the innovative thread eye, which is glued into the mono wire instead of welded, Groz-Beckert provides for uniform fabric quality and high machine efficiency.
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With its product area Felting the company puts its contribution to the nonwovens industry on display. The service life and rust resistance of felting and structuring needles have been, and are, important issues in nonwoven manufacturing. Now, Groz-Beckert is presenting its latest innovation: Groz-Beckert® dur. The patented manufacturing process of the needles in combination with a new base material improves resistance to corrosion with up to 30 percent longer service life. Moreover, the staple fiber needle punch line inaugurated in March in the Technology and Development Center at company headquarters in Albstadt is going to be presented. As a development partner, with this facility Groz-Beckert is expanding its service offering in the field of application advice.
For Spunlance customers, Groz-Beckert is presenting another new product with its HyTec® jet strips. As well as improved handling properties, the innovative jet strips also feature significantly higher hardness, which has a positive effect on all mechanical properties such as scratch resistance, bending strength and service life.
Pic: Always innovative: Groz-Beckert presentation of acrylic machines on the booth (c) 2017 TexData
The Carding department's focus at the Techtextil 2017 is on improved performance and on raw material savings and is presenting the high-performance worker and doffer wires SiroLock® and EvoStep®. EvoStep® card clothing features a unique slanted step undercut on the tooth front. In this area the working angle is significantly more pronounced than in conventional worker and doffer wires. Compared to EvoStep® card clothing, which aims to reduce raw material consumption, the focus of SiroLock® card clothing is on boosting performance of the roller card via high delivery rates and nonwoven weights.
Presenting the Quality Management INH (Ideal Needle Handling) at this year’s Techtextil, the area of Sewing is waving the banner of process optimization. The patented process provides support in the handling of sewing machine needles during the entire sewing operation and has recently also been offering a digital solution to document needle breakage: the Smart INH. The documentation system consists of two pieces of software, a mobile app and a browser, thereby facilitating the digital saving and storage of data sets as potential evidence. The Mobile Lab will be another Sewing highlight. It allows material samples to be examined and analyzed directly at the Groz-Beckert booth.