Nonwovens are thin and smooth. This characterization is no longer valid. Currently we are working on a high loft project for the production of thick, soft nonwovens that will open up new applications.

After depositing the material it pops up due to the special combination of materials and the addition of thermal energy. After depositing the material it pops up due to the special combination of materials and the addition of thermal energy.

High Loft
The principle.

Generally, voluminous nonwovens consist of self-crimping fibres. In the past, these could not be produced by spunbond technology. In fact, it is possible now thanks to the high loft process currently being tested with success by Reicofil. Basis for this is the Reicofil bico technology in which filaments of two different raw materials are produced in a side-side structure. Self-crimping of the filaments may just be caused by the combination of materials or crimping may be activated by thermal energy. The nonwoven fabrics are subsequently bonded using hot air or a special embossing calender.

High Loft
Applications.

The thick, soft nonwovens is well suited mainly for applications still using carded nonwovens. It is expected that high loft nonwovens can be produced more cost-effectively in the future. Possible applications are for example:

  • Top and backsheet in premium diapers
  • Distribution layer in the diaper
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Desiree Kopp

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Detlef Frey

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Service Director

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