Novel textile materials with user-friendly features, such as “Easy Dry” or “Easy Clean”, place high demands on the processing textile industry. Components such as yarn guides and sewing needles must withstand these demands. Ceramic materials and wearprotective design lead to longer durability in the textile processing industry.
IKH PRODUCTS USED FOR THIS INDUSTRY
Due to its excellent price-performance ratio, alumina (Al2O3) ceramics are predestined for many technical applications and the most widely used oxide ceramic material [KOL18]. Its low costs are due to the high availability of aluminum (3rd most common element in the earth’s crust) and the costeffective preparation and sintering processes.