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Autefa’s nonwoven solutions at Techtextil India 2019

The company will present its portfolio as a preferred full- line supplier for carded- crosslapped needlepunch lines, and more.

13th November 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Friedberg

Medical/Hygiene, Agriculture, Transport/​Aerospace, Interiors

Autefa Solutions' hydroentanglement machine V-Jet Futura and square drum dryer SQ-V. © Autefa

During Techtextil India, which will take place from 20-22 November in Mumbai, visitors will experience future-proof solutions for improving quality and productivity while visiting Autefa Solutions.

The company will present its portfolio as a preferred full- line supplier for carded- crosslapped needlepunch lines, aerodynamic web forming technology, spunlace, and thermobonding lines for producing nonwovens to cater to wide range of applications, such as filtration, geotextiles, automotive, carpets, technical felts, waddings, insultations, wipes, hygiene etc. In the premium nonwovens segment Autefa Solutions has a comprehensive product range in both forming and bonding systems.

V-Jet Futura

With the introduction of the new hydroentanglement machine V-Jet Futura Autefa Solutions offers now the entire line for spunlace producers. The V-Jet injector for spunlace machines and the square drum dryer SQ-V, both are innovative contributions to energy savings and reduced manufacturing costs, the company reports.

The aerodynamic web forming machine Airlay Futura, which is based on the successful Airlay K 12, is well received, according to the manufacturer. Autefa Solutions has repeatedly introduced innovative machines, including the Crosslapper with the Closed Loop System, which influences the quality of an entire line and also saving of raw material.

“Autefa lines cover the needs of the highly-competitive nonwovens market with solutions ensuring lower energy cost, lower maintenance cost combined with higher rate of production and superior quality,” the company says. “An improved and even surface quality has been set as key target by the customers. Therefore, Autefa Solutions offers the service of a customized needle board pattern. The i-Point needling simulation tool increases the capacity and the quality of needlepunched fabrics.”

New needle patterns

The development of new needle patterns and the evaluation of surface quality is much more effective and economic with the i- Point software technology, according to the company. It creates a layout of stripper and bed plate including the elliptic needling (Variliptic). This customised design of needle pattern, which takes also draft and shrinkage into consideration, is said to reduce the process optimisation time on customer site. Autefa Solutions needlepunch lines produce an even and homogenous fabric with outstanding technical performance in terms of tensile strength and evenness (MD/CD ratio).

“With innovations and great commitment as well as with partners and customers, Autefa Solutions will implement the goal Leads the way in nonwoven lines,” the company reports. Since 2011, the name Autefa Solutions stands for the combined expertise of Autefa from Germany, Fehrer from Austria, the Italian companies FOR and OCTIR from Biella, and Strahm Hi-Tex from Switzerland.

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