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Xerium unveils Formexx, unique forming fabric concept
Nov '09
Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of industrial textiles and rolls used primarily in the paper production process, unveiled Formexx, a unique forming fabric concept utilizing newly patented technology designed to improve sheet quality while lowering papermaking costs.

“We continue to support the advancement of paper production technology by offering solutions to enhance quality and capacity, with lower energy input, and maintenance costs,” said Stephen R. Light, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. “We are committed to being an industry leader in developing and introducing high-value products that provide superior value through optimized production at a lower cost.”

By combining Engineered Drainage Channel technology with very high sheet-side open area, Formexx offers stability and rapid drainage that is ideal for the most demanding forming zones. Formexx enables higher sheet quality and an extended operational window with reduced energy consumption. The built-in mechanical stability also ensures consistent operation compared to traditional SSB and MD-bound products.

Contact Xerium's Weavexx for more information on Formexx.

Xerium Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of two types of consumable products used primarily in the production of paper: clothing and roll covers. In addition to traditional paper machine clothing, Xerium also supplies a wide variety of uniquely designed woven fabrics and felts for other industrial and commercial applications, such as building products, pulp and stock dewatering, nonwoven fabric manufacturing, and various types of industrial waste and filtration. Through its global network of manufacturing and sales-service teams, Xerium continues to develop and deliver premium technology products for the most demanding commercial applications. Xerium's R&D teams are closely involved with leading OEM's and machine suppliers, thereby enhancing product development while speeding new product deployment to its customers. With its well-established track record for innovation, Xerium's patented products.

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