ITW Pro Brands develops metal detectable nonwovens

Innovations in Textiles - A team of three researchers at ITW Pro Brands, the manufacturer of products for industrial and institutional hygiene markets, have developed a technology to incorporate stainless steel particles into spunmelt nonwovens that can find applications in food packaging sector.

These can be can be detected by metal detectors, Dr Seshadri Ramkumar, a full professor in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University, US, reports. 

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