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SwissTex Winterthur AG

SwissTex France SAS
Hall 1.0, Booths A147-A148-A150

SwissTex Winterthur AG is a global manufacturer of textile machinery and a system provider with a profound knowledge of BCF and T&I extrusion processes for the continuous filament market. It offers since years complete extrusion systems and expands now its product range.

SwissTex France is a process expert in Twisting, Assembling, Cabling, Covering & Winding of yarns made of synthetic, artificial, natural and mineral fibers. SwissTex France designs and manufactures machines for textile and technical yarn markets. SwissTex will present one of the most complete ranges for the filament yarn technologies machinery.

BCF Machinery
The conversion of carpet fibers is becoming very versatile. New yarn types are engineered and the integrated customers or converters need flexible and performing production equipment with the highest level of quality. SwissTex has set new standards in BCF extrusion with its symTTex range and will show its improved technology.

The company says they are also a major player supplying machinery in the field of cabling and twisting for man-made filaments and spun yarns. For the Cabling & Twisting process, the Company offers a wide range of machines with mechanical spindles: CD, DT and CDDT, as that carpets and rugs are more and more diversified in their style, look, structure, colors, patterns and presentations. They are characterized by spindle gauge and designed to process each type of yarn as economically as possible and in compliance with an industrial and ergonomic environment. A running CDDT 20 machine will be shown with its advanced energy saving concept.

Technical and industrial yarns
Nearly everywhere products can be found with industrial yarns to reinforce, give dimensional stability, carry weight, and give fatigue resistance or to protect against water or sun. SwissTex' complete technical and industrial yarn symTTec extrusion system brings various solutions fitting with customer requirements.

Cabling & Twisting
Every application has its specific twisting and cabling quality demands in order to fulfil the final end-use requirements. The range of SwissTex cabling , twisting and assembling machines exactly fulfils this challenging target. The UT, UTC and UTW machines are known all over the world for their huge flexibility. Different products can be twisted on each spindle thanks to fully individual driven positions, from spindle to take-up. SwissTex will show new machines focusing on energy saving and keeping the same perfect ergonomics.

Textile yarn processing
SwissTex claims to offer the most complete range on the market of:
  • Twisting machines for embroidery and sewing thread applications
  • Single and double covering machines for hosiery, stockings, sportswear and technical yarns
  • Air covering machines for hosiery, stockings and sportswear
  • Combined machines to twist and shrink nylon yarn through thermal treatment
  • SwissTex will present on its booth a new generation of covering machines particularly dedicated to the Asian markets.

Glass Yarns
Upon customer demands, the company offers its products for glass yarns and will present its new glass twisting machine generation for Asian markets.

Monitoring Unit SwissTex system
SwissTex will show its complete and comprehensive plant management system, M.U.S.T., (Monitoring Unit SwissTex) already installed at major carpet, glass and T&I yarn producers. It enables an overview of process information, production results and quality control data at all levels from the cabler & twister to the weaving looms via the heat setting machines. It is compatible with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology for tag read/write/print tags through hand held computer traceability.

On top of that SwissTex will inform about its "Swiss Filament" initiative for new high performance flame retardant products, exploiting opportunities in BCF and T&I, providing know-how combined with specific equipment.