The 64th All India Textile Conference organised by The Textile Association of India, Rajasthan Unit at Bhilwara, Rajasthan was organized around the theme вЂњTechnical textiles as a value addition to textile productsвЂќ.
Alongwith traditional textile products, this century will be dominated by technical applications of various textile materials in different forms. These products are steadily gaining momentum in India. A.T.E. Enterprises was represented at this conference by Ms Rupali Chitnis, Mr Pritesh Shah and Mr Sandeep Bakshi.
Ms Chitnis presented a paper on вЂњEmerging technologies for various nonwoven applicationsвЂќ, since nonwovens are the major sector contributing to the technical textile basket. The presentation covered the various technologies offered by the TrГјtzschler Non woven Group comprising of TrГјtzschler, Erko-TrГјtzschler and Fleissner.
These technologies include opening and cleaning, carding, needle punching, spunlace, thermo bonding and chemical bonding for various nonwoven applications like automotive textiles, geotextiles, filtration, medical textiles, etc. The presentation also covered various converting machines offered by Falu for cotton pads, Bouda for cotton balls and Hanwei Machine Manufacturing Limited for diapers.
Mr Shah presented a paper on вЂњDevelopments in processingвЂ™ which covered radio frequency driers from Stalam S.p.A., Italy and stenter machines from InspirOn Engineering Private Limited, India.
Mr Bakshi presented a paper on вЂњDevelopments in spinningвЂќ which covered the complete spinning value chain from preparatory to twisting. A.T.E. represents world renowned manufacturers like TrГјtzschler, Oerlikon Schlafhorst, (Zinser), Volkmann, etc.