Tokyo, Japan, June 23, 2016--- Teijin Limited announced today that it would exhibit a range of specialty-use filters at Drink JAPAN 2016, Japan’s only trade show specialized in beverage and liquid food development and manufacturing , which will take place at the Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo from June 29 to July 1.
Teijin is developing high-performance papers and filters in new markets, including for improved productivity and safety in the beverage field. Teijin’s booth (No. 24-20, East 1 hall) at Drink Japan 2016 will showcase high-performance papers and filters made with NANOFRONT, an ultra-fine nonwoven nanofiber boasting a diameter of just 700 nm.
‐Liquid Cartridge filter with NANOFRONT
The pleating filter for beverage production uses a new extra-thin material that features minute, uniformly pores. This filter achieves high-rate filtering, minimal pressure loss and high flow rates, as well as long-life and energy-saving performance.
‐Bag filter with NANOFRONT
This bag filter for powder collection process efficiently scavenges dust powder and dust off by minimizing pressure loss and clogging, resulting in energy-saving, long-life performance.
‐Air filter with NANOFRONT
Teijin’s air filter, made with a combination of NANOFRONT and other high-function fibers, is expected to be used in the clean rooms of beverage plants. High-rate scavenging is achieved using minute-size pores and pressure loss is minimized due to the filter’s high porosity. The filter also helps to save on energy consumption.
Going forward, Teijin will continue to incorporate high-function fibers in advanced papers and filters for specialized applications in fields including safety, infrastructure, energy and mobility. High-function composite materials are positioned to play one of the key roles in Teijin’s new-growth initiatives that focus on maximizing customer value.
About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY790.7 billion (USD 7.4 billion) and total assets of JPY 823.4 billion (USD 7.7 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016.
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