Filament Yarn Testing

 

Spin Finish : ALFA 300

Spin finish level determination (OPU%), based on the extraction method - ppm of carbon particles

  • Measurement per sample only 3 minutes
  • Automatic measurement of 28 samples
  • Dissolvent is hot deionized water – no harmful chemicals

Spin Finish : NMR

Spin finish level determination (OPU%), based on the NMR method

  • Fast measurement – a few seconds per sample
  • Solvent free analysis
  • Special unbreakable sample tubes for fast and safe sample loading
  • The spin finish content may be analyzed with the   weighless method or the weighing method  

Duratech ASP 960 : Autosampler

Gantry-style, cartesian robot that automates the handling of sample tubes and vials for use in numerous laboratory applications.

  • Fail-safe custom tube gripper, an adjustable shelf and an easy-to-use interface
  • 9-pin serial port for RS-232 communications with a computer
  • available for standard tube sizes from 10mm to 60mm
  • customization available for other tube sizes and applications
  • works well with our TCON Dry Bath Temperature Controller product line and with various third-party Benchtop NMRs

Spin Finish : Oil Extraction 

Manual apparatus to determine oil content of fibers, yarn and nonwovens.  Digital temp. controller reaches the required set points in about 15min.

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Linear Density / Evenness : ACW600 / DVA

Fully automated measurement of denier/dtex and evenness of filament yarn especially designed for production control

  • Expert system for most efficient use in production control
  • In combination with DTI600 covering the most crucial properties of filament yarn
  • Fully automatic string-up and measurement
  • Best efficiency in combination with SESS/LENSESS
  • Extra fast, only 35 seconds per test
  • Developed in cooperation with DuPont
  • Complies with ASTM D6612 and D6587

Sample Collector : ASC12

Sample collector in combination with ACW600 for subsequent tests with the ALFA 300

  • Collecting samples from ACW which are perfectly prepared for spinfinish test
  • No additional sample preparation
  • Faster preparation of ALFA test
  • Less mistakes

Sampling System : SESS

Bobbin handling system – making the tests on ACW600/DVA, DTI600 and RAPID 600 even more efficient

  • Bobbins directly measured from the trolley/buggy
  • Automatic management of set-up data
  • Professional database and operation software
  • Designed for all levels of transport systems and automation
  • Developed in cooperation with DuPont

Draw Tension : DTI600

Fully automated measurement of the regularity of the molecular orientation by the measurement of the draw tension of filament yarn especially designed for production control

  • Expert system for most efficiency in production control
  • Prediction of performance quality of POY for texturing, dyeing, drawing – best in combination with ACW600/DVA
  • Best efficiency in combination with SESS/LENSESS
  • Developed in cooperation with DuPont
  • The measurement method complies with ASTM D5344.

Interlace : Rapid600

Fully automated measurement of number and tenacity of Interlaces/Entanglements of filament yarn especially designed for production control

  • Expert system for most efficient use in production control
  • Fully automatic string-up and measurement
  • Evaluating number and tenacity of interlaces
  • Mostly used for POY, FDY, technical yarns
  • Developed in cooperation with DuPont
  • Complies with ASTM D4727

Spin Finish : Opumeter

Hand held instrument for quick checks of the OPU/FOY (Oil Pick Up/Finish On Yarn) value on the running yarn

  • Online, real time control of the spin finish content
  • Non-contact measurement
  • No special preparations necessary
  • Fast measurement – a few seconds per measurement
  • Lightweight and easy to use handheld instrument
  • Results evaluation by means of the OPUMETER card reader software

Package Performance : PPT100

Determines the unwinding characteristics of POY yarn

  • Robust and stable design
  • Nominal load 200 cN
  • Typical natural frequency approx. 20 kHz
  • Take-off speed 0 to 1200 m/min
  • High zero stability and resolution
  • Microsoft Windows® based data acquisition and storage
  • Online display of measured data (graph or numerical value)

Abrasion : AT500

Continuous measurement of abrasion along the length of the yarn

  • 200 samples/s
  • 16 bit precision
  • Microsoft Windows® based data acquisition software

Friction : µ-Meter

Examination of fiber friction coefficients

  • Speed range: 0 – 300 m/min
  • Tensile force: max. 200cN (higher on request)
  • Software-based numerical and graphical analysis with Microsoft Excel® interface

Shrinkage : TST2

Automated measurement of shrinkage and shrink force of two samples at the same time

  • Highest efficiency by testing two samples in one test run
  • Shrinkage and shrink force (one sample each)
  • Shrinkage (one or two samples)
  • Shrinkage force (one or two samples)
  • Temperature ramps possible
  • Fully automated measurement
  • Recording the entire test – displaying corresponding graphs
  • Complies with ASTM D4974, D5591 and EN 13844

Shrinkage : TST510

Automated measurement of percent shrinkage and shrinkage force of 10 samples simultaneously

  • Highly efficient and automatic testing of up to 10 samples in one test run.
  • Simultaneous testing of either percent shrinkage or shrinkage force on different samples during one and the same test cycle
  • Set temperatures or temperature ramps
  • Individually programmable test cycles
  • Graphic real time monitoring of the test procedure

Forced Hot Air Ovens

Professional forced ventilation and natural air convection ovens

  • Ideal for all thermostatic applications where a  specific precision is needed
  • Temperature range up to 280°C
  • Available in 7 different sizes

 

 

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