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Freudenberg Performance Materials to debut at Techtextil 2015

The company will present new solutions for advanced wound care, batteries and fuel cell components, interlinings, sound absorption, and technical packaging.

20th March 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Weinheim

Medical/Hygiene, Industrial, Civil Engineering, Packaging, Transport/​Aerospace, Interiors

Freudenberg Performance Materials, the leading global supplier of innovative performance materials, will make its first public appearance at the Techtextil international exhibition that takes place from 4-7 May in Frankfurt.

At the Frankfurt fair, under the motto Innovative. Global. Sustainable Freudenberg Performance Materials will present new solutions in the area of advanced wound care, batteries and fuel cell components, interlinings, sound absorption and technical packaging.

Nonwovens specialist

The Freudenberg nonwovens specialist officially began operating on 1 January 2015. The company was formed through the merger of two successful business groups – Freudenberg Nonwovens and Freudenberg Politex Nonwovens.

“The name Freudenberg Performance Materials is consistent with our most important mandate: We are constantly looking for innovative and differentiated ways to meet the needs of our customers,” commented Bruce Olson, President and CEO of Freudenberg Performance Materials.

Advanced wound care

With over 30 years’ experience in the medical sector, Freudenberg Performance Materials will exhibit a comprehensive portfolio for advanced wound care is now complemented by hydrophilic foam solutions.

The latest products from the nonwovens specialist absorb wound exudate and create an ideal environment for wound healing, according to the company. They are designed to protect the wound from drying out, from cooling and are said to ensure an unhindered exchange of gases and water vapour, thereby accelerating the wound healing process.

Waterproofing roofs

Among other innovative solutions, Freudenberg Performance Materials will exhibit Terbond, a polyester fibre nonwoven manufactured with spunbonded technology, which is mainly used as reinforcement for bituminous roofing membranes in commercial buildings.

Acoustics nonwovens in cars

SoundTex M will be one of the highlights at the Techtextil 2015. The nonwoven product is based on an innovative microfilament technology from Freudenberg. The adjustable flow resistance is said to offer excellent sound absorption, particularly in the frequency range from 600-6000Hz. SoundTex M is also characterized by its ease of processing for shaping, cutting and bonding.

Printed interlinings

The company will also offer special interlinings, which can be printed with a customized design and laminated to the outer fabric.

Freudenberg provides a service for lamination where additional features can be added, such as water-repellent characteristics. The interlinings available for this process have been selected with the greatest care to achieve an optimum result in terms of handle and brilliancy of colours.

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