Needlepunch for synthetic leather - visible success with premium products

ANDRITZ needlepunch solution for products of suppliers for the synthetic leather industry

When it comes to synthetic leather for demanding markets such as automotive, garments, furniture or footwear, your success depends on perfect fabric appearance and felt evenness in weight and thickness. ANDRITZ needlepunch lines provide this performance as its eXcelle carding line maintains consistent web quality.

Solution supplier

ANDRITZ offers you fully engineered, turnkey solutions in integrating the right equipment from ANDRITZ
and its core partners. ANDRITZ engineering capabilities give you cost-efficient, flexible, and reliable needlepunch lines, from opening up and blending the fibers, right through to the end of the line.

High-performance lines for synthetic leather/artificial leather production

Demo configuration for needlepunch line for the production of synthetic/artificial leather


Fabric evenness

  • High web quality standards
  • Cards up to 3.5 m width for high production capacity with web
  • weight profiling capability
  • Quick and easy card cleaning between two production runs
  • ProWin™ weight control system for outstanding weight evenness despite fibers that can generate high percentage of fabric shrinkage
  • Pre-needling combining the new ANDRITZ PA3000 elliptic cylinder tacker, with progressive needling
  • Needling expertise to obtain high-density fabrics with constant thickness
  • Needling for calibrating and densifying and later for appearance finishing are optimized by alternating, random needle patterns to avoid harmonics effects.

Needling process: Expertise and original solutions

Synthetic leather production requires strong expertise. ANDRITZ offers solutions for every key step in the needling process.

A pilot line to secure your investment

The ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau technologies are at customers’ disposal for trials at the needlepunch technical center in Elbeuf, France.

Pre-cylinder tacker for batt pre-consolidation


Finishing needleloom DF-4


Application industries for synthetic leather


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Shoes & Clothing

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Furniture & interior design

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  • Flyer Needlepunch for Synthetic leather PDF : 2.4 MB
  • Brochure Needlepunch line solutions EN PDF : 4 MB
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