Icomatex Develops Universal Stenter
Spain-based Icomatex S.A. has developed a Universal Stenter for its IC10 and IC8 tenters. The
tenter contains both gas burners and heat exchangers so that different types of fabric can be
processed using either gas or thermal oil in the same machine. The new tenter is suitable for
fibers that change color or become too dry when heat-set and/or dried using gas. Machine cool-down
time a problem associated with thermal oil is reduced, allowing maintenance to be performed in a
more timely manner, according to Icomatex.