At the Techtextil, the Manmade Fibers Segment of technology group Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon/Switzerland, and its brands Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven will be showing chemical fiber applications made of polyester, polypropylene and other materials. The company provides machinery solutions for, among others, the automotive, construction and medical sectors.
Oerlikon Barmag offers special solutions for the production of industrial yarns that can be used to make high-strength high modulus/high tenacity fibers for mooring ropes to anchor floating oil platforms.
For car safety belts, special fabric construction made of lint-free PET yarn is both stable and stretchable to protect vehicle occupants in the event of a collision. Technical textiles can also be found in airbags, car roofs, upholstery, trim, switches, operating elements, drive belts or hoses.
Oerlikon Nonwoven offers machine and system solutions for the construction industry. Technical textiles can be equipped to be temperature and shock-resistant, breathable and to moisture, mold and detachment, and are used for roofing, insulation, insulation and drainage.
For the large variety of textile floor coverings, special textured continuous filament yarn made of PP or PET is particularly suitable. Oerlikon Neumag is the expert for machine and plant solutions for the production of BCF yarns with a wide variety of properties.
In medicine, nonwovens are an inexpensive material for surgical gowns or bandages, because they function as a liquid or bacterial barrier, but remain vapor-permeable and absorbent and do not stick together.