A new batt forming line has been successfully started up at Romatex Home Textiles (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town/South Africa, for the production of Maliwatt products used in a wide range of applications.
The line from international technology group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, mixes an aXcess card and an eXcelle crosslapper. The batt forming equipment for the stitchbonding processes is used to make Maliwatt, Malivlies and quilting. This addresses a variety of applications, including automotive, household, bedding, roofing, footwear, medical filtration, wipes, and many others.
Romatex is one of the largest household textile manufacturers in South Africa.