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Starlinger Showing The Next Generation of High-Tech Circular Weaving Technology

Starlinger, a producer of machinery for woven plastic sack production is showing the next generation of high-tech circular weaving technology - FX 6.0 series at OTM 2014 in Gaziantep, Turkey.

“After thorough testing in the company's own technical center as well as with customers out in the field, the new loom is now ready for serial production,” Starlinger says.

Its main distinguishing feature is its IQ of 350 meters. This benchmark figure indicates the meters produced on a loom divided by the number of warp breaks.

The Indicator of Quality serves as a means of evaluating and comparing the loom performance and fabric quality.

“In this case it means that a warp break on the FX 6.0 occurs on average only every 350 fabric meters, while conventional looms on the market have warp breaks every 80 - 120 m,” Starlinger explains.

Less warp breaks, translate into reduced machine downtime and better fabric quality. High-quality tape fabric, in turn, reduces waste in the follow-up processes and avoids problems due to leaking sacks during the product filling process.

Starlinger has integrated the intense research and know-how build-up of the last years in the new FX 6.0 looms and is setting a new level of circular weaving technology.

With a weft insertion rate of 1,200 picks/minute as well as an efficiency of more than 90% and a patented warp monitoring system on the creels, the FX 6.0 sets the stage for intelligent woven packaging production.

The manufacturer informs that woven packaging producers not only profit from fabric quality and minimum width variations of ±4 mm, but FX 6.0 loom also achieves the lowest production costs per square meter of fabric.

The first machines of the new series are presently being installed at Has Sentetik Çuval ve Tekstil San., a producer of woven bags for industrial and commercial use as well as FIBC fabric in Gaziantep, Turkey.

"A decade ago we were the first ones to install the successful Starlinger alpha 6 looms here in Turkey, and now we will be pioneering the installation of the new FX 6.0 series", Tamer Özmermer, Member of the Board at Has Sentetik, informs.

In the course of the past decades, Starlinger says it has supplied more than 1250 circular looms to textile packaging producers in Gaziantep, one of the main centers of the Turkish textile industry.

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