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Title:
COMPONENT MADE OF NON-WOVEN NATURAL TEXTILE FIBRES, AND METHOD AND MACHINE FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/160547
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a component consisting exclusively of non-woven natural textile fibres, and to a method and machine for the production thereof; the component (1 ) comprises a web (2) consisting exclusively of carded natural textile fibres which is pleated in the direction of the length and/or width of the component and which is needle-punched in the direction of the length and/or width of the component; the needle-punching affects only a central portion of a thickness of the component; its production is effected by: - continuously feeding (3) a long web (4) consisting exclusively of carded natural textile fibres towards a processing area (5), - repeatedly performing pleating operations on said web (4) according to a direction corresponding to the length of said web (4) by means of a pleating head (6) in said processing area (5), - repeatedly performing needle-punching operations on said pleated web (4) according to a direction corresponding to the length of said web (4) by means of a needle-punching head (7) in said processing area (5), in such a way as to needle-punch only a central portion of said thickness of said component, said central portion being in particular less than 80% of said thickness, and - continuously advancing (8) said pleated and needle-punched web (4) while distancing it from said processing area (5).

Inventors:
DAMIANI, Pierluigi (Via Dante 12, Decimomannu, I-09033, IT)
Application Number:
IB2012/052941
Publication Date:
November 29, 2012
Filing Date:
June 11, 2012
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Assignee:
BREBEY S.R.L. (Via Dante 14, Decimomannu, I-09033, IT)
DAMIANI, Pierluigi (Via Dante 12, Decimomannu, I-09033, IT)
International Classes:
D04H1/04; D04H1/46; D04H1/74; D04H18/00; D06J1/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DE ROS, Alberto et al. (Corso di Porta Vittoria 9, Milano, I-20122, IT)
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