The machine for washing, drying and softening any kind of fabric in rope form, that – since its first introduction in 1985 – is setting the standard for textile finishing, with the exclusive “AIRO®(“AIRO® Hand"), synonymous of soft touch, volume, and drape of the fabric.
- Two or four channels (AIRO® DUE orAIRO® QUATTRO) with washing capabilities or drying-only.
- Loading capacity up to 600 m/channel.
- Processing speed up to 1000 m/min.
- Drying capacity up to 350 kg/h.
An infinite number of applications can be carried out in AIRO® on an incredible variety of materials. The machine is designed to perfectly process natural fibers (cotton, linen, ramie, jute, silk, wool, and blends), artificial fibers (viscose, cupro, polynosic, polyammide, Tencel, Lyocell, Modal), synthetic fibers (PES, nylon, acrylic, PP, PU, PVC) in all types of construction such as woven, knitted, flock and non-woven, with different application: apparel, upholstery, technical textiles. No limits in weight and width. Results are obtained in complete safety and absence of defects.
TREATMENTS AND RESULTS
With all AIRO® version:
- Air flow drying & softening on any kind of fabric.
- Mechanical chemical-free softening on dry fabric and with steam application, or after application of chemical products.
- Softness, drape, volume, dimensional stability, elasticity and sewability (AIRO® Hand).
- Anti-pilling treatments on polar fleece (lamb skin).
- Opening of the chenille, three-dimensionality on jacquards, depth and richness of colors on yarn-dyed fabrics.
- Grain-enhancement and natural/aged look on synthetic leather.
- Special treatments with polymerization of chemical products (wrinkled/distressed effect, easy care, etc.).
- Peachy hand on emerized and brushed surfaces.
- Softness and uniformity of the surface on printed cloths.
Additionally on AIRO® versions with washing capabilities:
- Washing, rapid scouring, desizing, bleaching, alkaline treatment.
- Full enzymatic treatments with fibrillation, defibrillation, and cleaning.
- Bio-polishing and inhibition of pilling formation, peach skin.
- Washing with chemical agents for special effects (color reduction, delavé, aged look...).