With numerous innovations, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers will be presenting itself at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2016 in line with its leitmotif “From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens”.
The primary focus will be on the innovative Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Industrie 4.0 system control and customer services solutions. With new features and offerings for the intelligent “POC (Plant Operation Center) 4.0” system control software, producers can now maintain a constant overview of all processes from polycondensation, spinning and texturing to subsequent downstream processing procedures.
The Wings POY family now includes the Wings POY HD for processing high titers. With its expanded godet system, the new winder has been designed especially for the requirements of high yarn titers of up to 500-den. polyester POY. In conjunction with the EvoQuench radial quenching system, microfilament yarns with high titer ranges can now be produced with outstanding properties.
Also being revealed are ‘specialists’ for semi-dull and trilobal bright (Wings FDY SD/Wings FDY BR) tailored to the specific requirements of customers. It will also showcase the flexible Wings FDY Plus and Wings FDY Plus eco variant for a broader range of applications.
EvoQuench, the core component in the polyester microfiber spinning process, has expanded to applications in nylon processing.
With the eAFK HQ, Oerlikon Barmag will present the world’s most productive automatic texturing machine, which also excels as a result of its extremely space-saving construction.
For the growing industrial textile market, Oerlikon Barmag will reveal its latest developments for the production of yarns used for airbags, safety belts and tire cords, focusing on nylon 6 and nylon 6.6 solutions.
In the nonwovens sector, Oerlikon Neumag will introduce two innovations: the new multifunctional forming table for the Oerlikon Neumag meltblown systems characterized by its considerably reduced footprint; the resulting shortened wire length reduces maintenance costs.
The FAUS operating unit for automating meltblown systems ensures increases in productivity and reliability.