Nonwoven 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  

Spin Finish : Oil Extraction 

Manual apparatus to determine oil content of fibers, yarn and nonwovens

Digital temperature controller reaches the required set points in about 15 minutes

1411

Liquid Strike Through : LISTER AC

Liquid strike through test according to EDANA/INDA WSP 70.3 (former ERT 150) and WSP 70.7 (former ERT 153) is automated measuring penetration properties

  • Easy handling
  • Fast measurement

Re-Wet : Wetback Tester

Measuring rewet properties according to EDANA/INDA WSP 80.10 (former ERT 151) and WSP 70.8 (former ERT 154) – with reliable comparability of test conditions   

  • Best possible repeatability of the test procedure and therefore objectiveness
  • Comparability
  • Automated test routine without operator influence
  • Prepared for the use in combination with LISTER

Spray Impact Tester

Test Stand for measuring Spray Impact on woven and nonwoven fabrics.  According to AATCC and INDA standards.

Spraytest

Online Inspection : NIS 200

Automatic inspection system for both the aesthetic appearance and physical defects, for sorting and process monitoring; an important and beneficial tool for quality control and process control

  • Detection of physical defects such as thin spots, spills, streaks, wrinkles, holes, folds, homogeneity, optical density, cloudiness etc.
  • Detection of aesthetic defects such as mosquitos, contamination, colour spots, colour shades, printing defects etc.
  • Permanently monitors the production process for drifts of optical density, variance of fibre deposition homogeneity, of cloudiness and streaks
  • Strictly modular system with a variety of illuminations, camera systems and software modules yielding in adaptability to the vast variety of nonwoven products
  • Applicable also for technical, textile and automotive fabrics as well as for glass fabrics and composite fabrics

Online Area Weight, Moisture, Thickness : SCIENTA NW

Process monitoring of area weight, moisture and thickness of nonwovens and fabrics.  Expert system for most efficient use in production control

  • Online measurement
  • Sensors for a wide range of area weights
  • For polypropylene webs: sensors based on Near Infrared Light
  • All sensor and scanner support electronics are integrated in the scanner frame
  • Durable, stable and temperature insensitive scanners

Online Fiber Orientation : NOS 200

Determination of the fiber orientation along and across the machine direction of nonwoven webs   

  • The MD:CD ratio gives information about the strength of the web
  • Non-destructive measurement
  • Yields information about product homogeneity and production irregularities
  • Easy and safe operation
  • Also available as laboratory equipment

Flushability : FLUSH 100

Automatic testing of the flushability characteristics of nonwoven products

  • Automatic measurement
  • Tests up to four samples simultaneously
  • Easy operation
  • User-defined number of sample rotations
  • One sievebox with one set of sieve screens included

Flushability : Slosh Box 100

Automatic testing of the flushability characteristics of nonwoven products

  • Automatic measurement
  • According to INDA/EDANA guidelines FG502
  • Tests up to three samples simultaneously
  • Easy operation
  • User-defined number of sample oscillations
  • Adjustable oscillation speed
  • One standard set of sieve screens included

Water Permeability : GE-TE-FLOW

Fully automatic, computer-controlled instrument for testing the water permeability of geotextiles, fleeces and related materials

  • Conforms to EN ISO 11058
  • Falling head method, using two-cylinder-system and pressure sensor
  • Ideal for quality assurance tests and dependable routine inspections
  • Fully automatic instrument control and data acquisition at optimized time intervals by PC and Windows® software
  • Automatic display of the VIH50 index value acc. to EN ISO 11058

Pore Size : GT1200

Standardized testing of the characteristic opening size of geotextiles

  • Automated measurement
  • Standardized according to EN ISO 12956
  • Objective and reproducible testing
  • Easy handling

Thickness : RAINBOW

Thickness measurement of textiles, tissue, paper and plastic materials

  • Digital precision measurement
  • High reproducibility
  • Easy operation
  • Measurement method complies to DIN EN ISO5084, replacement for DIN EN ISO 53855-1:1993-08

Technical Data:

  • Gauge: digital, with interface RS 232
  • Measuring range: 0 ... 10 mm
  • Scale value: 0.01 mm
  • Overhang: 160 mm
  • Pressure foot: (2000 ± 20) mm²
  • Specific measuring pressure: (1 ± 0.01) kPa;  (0.1 ± 0.001) kPa

Thickness : VDM01

Thickness measurement of fleece, tissue, paper and plastic materials

  • Digital precision measurement
  • High reproducibility
  • Easy operation
  • Measurements also in the wet state of the specimen
  • The fiber structure of the sample is maintained
  • Vertical sample positioning means the sample weight does not influence the result
  • Measurement method complies to DIN EN ISO 9073-2, EDANA 30.5-99 and DIN EN ISO 54540


Spunlace Jet Strip Inspection : WENIS 100

Water Entanglement Nozzle Inspection System for status control of the spunlace nozzle strip

  • Measurement in combination with and directly after the cleaning possible
  • Distinguishes between clean, semi clogged and fully clogged nozzle holes
  • Reports number of clogged nozzle holes and their position
  • Avoids unnecessary production interruptions and quality downgrades due to clogged holes
  • Nozzle strip feed rate max. 2 m / min
  • Fast return of investment

Light Boxes

For the visual inspection of color under international standard lighting conditions

Cabinet with 4 lights:

  • D65 - flourescent - temp. 6500K
  • TL84/P15 - point of sale - temp. 4000K
  • F - filament - temp. 2700K
  • UVB - ultra violet - temp. 365 n-meter

Forced Hot Air Ovens

Professional forced ventilation and natural air convection oven

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

Solar Box

Radiant energy in the Solar Box is provided by a single air-cooled Xenon lamp


 
 

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