Home    Resource Store    Past Issues    Buyers' Guide    Career Center    Subscriptions    Advertising    E-Newsletter    Contact

http://www.spgprints.com
http://www.textileworld.com/partners/Shaffer_and_Max-Dyeing_and_Finishing_Plant_2014
http://www.itmaasia.com
http://www.allstatestextile.com
www.langligon.com
http://bit.ly/QryKcX
http://www.textileworld.com/Store/Books/diccionario-textil.html
http://www.textileworld.com/careers/index.html
March/April 2014 March/April 2014

View Issue  |

Subscribe Now  |

Events

12th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (Indo Intertex 2014)
04/23/2014 - 04/26/2014

Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology 2014
04/23/2014 - 04/25/2014

Hong Kong International Home Textiles And Furnishings Fair
04/23/2014 - 04/24/2014

- more events -

- submit your event -

Printer Friendly
Full Site
Fiber World

Kelheim Develops Umberto Specialty Viscose Fiber

Germany-based Kelheim Fibres GmbH has developed Umberto, a viscose fiber that features a variety of letter-shaped cross sections and is showing promise for both nonwovens and textile applications.

Umberto's parameters can be tuned during the spinning process to create various shaped cross sections. For nonwovens applications such as wet wipes, fibers of a certain length have been shown to provide dispersibility. In a textile yarn, the different cross sections form air pockets that can provide thermal insulating properties for apparel applications, Kelheim reports.

FWfiberpic
Kelheim Fibres' Umberto cross section

November/December 2012

Advertisement

http://www.staubli.us/