Needlepunch for geotextiles - solid ground for your success

ANDRITZ needlepunch solution for products of suppliers for the geotextile industry

When it comes to geotextiles, your success depends on a perfect knowledge of production conditions and the corresponding expertise in this field. Needlepunch lines from ANDRITZ guarantee a constant quality at a high level of production capacity and will provide the right foundation for your success. 

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 geotextiles production

Demo configuration for needlepunch line for the production of geotextiles



  • MD/CD ratio ~ 1
  • Tensile strength ≥ 8 kN/m for 100 gsm
  • The ProDyn system combines actions from the card doffers and dynamic speed variation at the crosslapper
  • CV ≤ 1 % (depending on fabric weight and fiber characteristics)

High productivity

  • Production speed up to 50 m/min
  • Max. capacity ≥ 1,700 kg/hour
  • Fabric weight from 70 – 2,000 gsm
  • Product width from 3.5 m to 6.5 m
  • Optimized line uptime

Perfect batt forming

  • Ability to process fibers ≥ 120 mm adapted to geotextile markets
  • Crosslapper infeed speed up to 200 m/min
  • Profile / ProDyn capacity
  • High-speed carriages for high-volume production

Robust and reliable needling

  • Approved for heavy-duty use (including fabrics with scrim)
  • Punching up to 1,800 strokes/min
  • Self-cleaning system
  • Adjustable loom delivery for very high-tenacity products

State-of-the-art drafting

  • Drafting in excess of 300 %
  • Increased productivity
  • MD fiber orientation
  • Mastered, tailor-made drafting

Needlelooms arrangement as part of a geotextile production line


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Find out more ...

  • Flyer Needlepunch for Geotextiles PDF : 299 KB
  • Brochure Needlepunch line solutions EN PDF : 4 MB
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