Monforts, global manufacturer and exporter of textile machines, has commissioned a complete coating line at its Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) at its headquarters in Germany.
The new line is said to allow for customers’ in-house opportunities to undertake trials with Monforts complete range of options for coating applications including knife over air, knife over roller, magnetic roller and printing head coating options such as magnetic roller coating for lacquering or minimal application under fully confidential, real production conditions. Final trials on the coating line has reportedly been completed for rotary screen printing.
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Fully enclosed, the coating line is set up for solvent flammable materials. Tests can also be undertaken for PTFE at temperatures of up to 310° C and PTFE sintering. The line caters to coating applications up to 1.8 m width, printing up to 1.6 m and magnetic systems up to 2 m.
The ATC already has a full Thermex continuous dyeing range suitable for the Econtrol process: a Montex 6500 stenter for knitted fabrics with vertical chain return and equipped with Eco Applicator; and a Montex 8000 stenter for technical textiles – incorporating Eco Applicator, high temperature and an explosion-proof execution for treating fabrics with solvents.
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Other facilities at the centre include a steam generator and complete utilities, comprising a colour kitchen and fabric laboratory testing equipment. Training courses are also available for machine operators to run the machines under minimum use of dyestuff and energy input for best value-added finishing results, the company reports.