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Oerlikon to showcase energy saving solutions at Techtextil
May '11
Techtextil is the most significant global trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and will attract again a specialist public to Frankfurt from 24 to 26 May 2011. Oerlikon Saurer will welcome its visitors in hall 3, booth A03. The Alima Product Line, innovator in twisting and cabling of technical yarns and tire cord, will exhibit its Alima CC3 in the combined version as two-for-one and cabling machine. Innovations and especially energy saving solutions will be the central topics.

Award for energy saving miracle Alima CC4
Energy costs are the greatest cost pool in the entire tire cord cabling process Therefore experts pay more and more attention to this aspect At this year's Tire Technology Expo, Alima Product Line received the coveted Tire Technology Award for Innovation and Excellence 2011 for its groundbreaking new development of the Alima CC4. The Alima CC4 is a real energy saving miracle and another milestone in the energy efficiency programme e-save of Oerlikon Saurer

In fact, the Alima CC4 will revolutionise tire cord cabling in many ways. The machine allows for energy savings of up to 50 percent, depending on the yarn count and spindle type. At the same time, the heat load is reduced by up to 50 percent On the other side quality is significantly increased due to up to 50 percent less yarn breaks and, in addition, the noise level could be considerably reduced.

Alima CC3 is market leader for safety products
Safety is based on quality and therefore every metre produced is continuously monitored by online sensors another important feature of the Alima CC3 is its maximum flexibility In the combi version, the machine is suitable both for two-far-one twisting and cabling. Yarns can be twisted as single yarns as well as balanced and unbalanced 2-ply and 3-ply yarns on the same machine. Quality, economic efficiency and material flexibility are unbeatable features. The Alima CC3 is the only worldwide accepted cabling and twisting machine for processing rayon and aramid, in addition to PA, PES and PEN.

The success story is impressive with more than 1400 machines and over 175,000 spindles producing high quality yarns for satisfied customers allover the world.

Alima TCS for delicate aramid and rayon materials
The Alima TCS success factors are flexibility, economic efficiency and quality The Alima TCS is the only worldwide accepted two-for-one twisting machine for processing very delicate materials. PA, PES, PP, PE and materials such as aramid, rayon, etc. can be processed in top quality in a range from 235 to 45 000 dtex.

Alima TCS is targeted towards maximum energy saving and enables delivery speeds of up to 350 m/min. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology and high quality components, optimum production quality and reliability are always ensured Other important features are the optimum yarn path and the assembly-winding unit allowing for twisting andassembling up to 6 threads onto one package.

Ensured Alima customer service
Fast, comprehensive and long-term customer service is a priority of Alima Product Line. This is supported by a worldwide service network offering a wide range of services. The Alima customer service meets all requirements from consulting, erection, individual training and technological support to maintenance and upgrade packages.

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