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Techtextil 2013 Exhibitor Preview: Itema

WETZIKON, Switzerland - June 2013 - Know-how, innovation and the right weaving technology, plus a strong and reliable partner, are requirements for successful production of technical fabrics in the current highly competitive market. Itema, the leading manufacturer of weaving machines for technical applications, can supply a wide range of weft insertion systems, to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Drawing on a long experience in the design and manufacture of standard and customized weaving machines, Itema personifies the strength of Italian innovation and Swiss precision.  Itema is the only manufacturer in the world offering all three leading weft insertion systems: rapier, air jet and projectile technology.

P7300HP Projectile Weaving Machine
More than 150,000 Itema projectile weaving machines are in operation worldwide, producing high-quality fabrics. P7300HP projectile weaving machine is the right machine for weaving very dense, heavy and extra-wide technical fabrics. The projectile weaving machine ensures high productivity, user-friendly operation and top fabric quality. Available in a wide variety of customized versions, the P7300HP meets all market requirement.

The robust, technologically mature engineering design gives the textile industry the following advantages:
- low power consumption
- no material loss, thanks to tucked selvedges
- top reliability, functionality, and ease of operation
- low servicing and maintenance costs
- long-term retention of value thanks to upgrades.

Customized Weaving Technology
Tailor-made weaving machine construction to produce your special fabric! Industrial fabric production calls for modern, high-performance weaving machines. The principle of Customized Weaving Technology is to supply customers with weaving machines built specifically for their products.

These include, for instance, agrotextiles and geotextiles, conveyor belts, sailcloth, cinema and theatre screens, as well as filtering fabrics and tarpaulins. Customized Weaving Technology enables our customers to conquer new markets.

First choice for heavy industrial textiles:
- large weaving width up to 655 cm
- reinforced construction
- beat-up force up to 15,000

N/mR9500 Rapier Weaving Machine - Exceeding the expectations of rapier weaving performance!
With the widest application range, the R9500 is the backbone of Itema. It is simple to operate and maintain producing unsurpassed quality providing the highest added value of Itema products.Highly versatile, the R9500 enables the customer to target new opportunities and quickly penetrate new markets. The simple, yet comprehensive, design of the New Common Platform ("NCP") allows easy control of all technical parameters of the weaving machine.

Radical developments of the drive and transfer system provide a more robust machine which insures a consistent, high speed transfer at the lowest vibration pattern. Wide interchangeability of mechanical and electrical parts, as well as weaving accessories with the A9500 reduces operational costs for customers using both rapier and air jet technologies. A modern machine offering the latest technology for remote access and control, strategically designed for easy use and rapid integration into the most challenging environments.

A9500 Air jet Weaving Machine - Weaving top quality with highest performance!
The new A9500 Air Jet Weaving Machine: Itema defines a new benchmark with dependable, high speed performance, consistent fabric quality and versatility enabling the customers to embrace rapidly changing market expectations. A significant percentage of mechanical and electronic parts are now fully interchangeable with our rapier models, thus reducing spare parts cost for customers using both air jet and rapier technologies.

With a full-color touch screen, the New Common Platform ("NCP") is the perfect tool to optimize machine settings with an immediate impact on quality, while also reducing air consumption and waste. Service Software is available for remote access, control and diagnostic support if necessary. Without exception, the A9500 is State-of-the-Art but also User-Friendly.

To ensure that your weaving machines continue to deliver maximum productivity, Itema maintains an extensive global service network to advise and support our customers rapidly and competently.

All this makes Itema the ideal partner for all manufacturers of technical fabrics.

We look forward to showing you our solutions at Techtextil in Frankfurt. Visit us at Booth G26 in Hall 3.0.