Sultex Debuts L5500 Air-Jet Machine At ITMEX

Sultex DebutsL5500 Air-Jet Machine At ITMEX

Sultex Ltd., Switzerland, introduced the Sulzer Textil L5500 air-jet weaving machine at the
International Textile Machinery Trade Fair (ITMEX Americas) 2005, held recently in São Paulo,
Brazil. The company reports the machine delivers superior performance and fabric quality; and
features direct drive, 11 harness drives on cam motion, reduced air consumption, minimized machine
vibration and a color touch screen.“A lot of Sulzer Textil know-how and experience in the air-jet
sector is included in the L5500,”said Hanspeter Truempi, product manager.“Yet, there is still
potential, which will be further exploited in the future.”

July/August 2005