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


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.


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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