Drying, setting and humidity control

Chi Wai Kan, C. W M Yuen

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The ITMA event held in Germany, has seen various textile machinery producers presenting their latest offerings. ACC Machine Electric-Electronic Co. showcased its new stenter for finishing process of woven and knitted fabrics and a weft straightener with roller width varying from 1600mm to 4000mm. Another manufacturer Biancalani showcased the Airo 24, a dryer used for all kinds of fabric in continuous and open width form that guarantee qualitative performance similar to the best batch technology. A dryer for terry fabric, CA-77S has been presented by Alea which Arioli feature Vapo 2003, a steam ager. The ager include maximum speed of fabric feeding, modular construction, new loop formation system, Armstrong spray bar, Inlet hoods and 2k3 steam injection system. A balloon squeezer has been offered by Beneks Machine for processing tubular knitted fabrics after dyeing and washing. Corino Macchine feature various machines for different finishing processes, such as the vacuum de-watering equipment which extracts liquid substances from open width fabrics by means of vacuum technology which consists of suction slot, filter, water separator and recycling pump. Other notable manufacturers include Hale Makina, Biella Shrunk Process, Carel, Dornier, Effedue, Emil Muhlmann, Dettin, Harish, FLY Machinery, Inox Machinery, Jiangsu Red Flat Printing & Dyeing Machinery, JS Humidifiers, Kusters Textile, A. Monforts Textilmaschinen, A. Monforts Textilemaschinen, RF Systems, Rousselet Robatel, Stalam, Strayfield, Tacome, Superba SAS, Unitech Textile Machinery and Wumag Texroll.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics


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