Textile and paper industries are two distinct sectors of manufacturing that produce a wide range of products from fibers and materials. The textile industry encompasses the production of fabrics, textiles, and clothing items made from natural or synthetic fibers. The paper industry is involved in the production of paper and paper-related products, which are typically made from wood pulp or recycled paper materials.
Depending on specific features and functions, GAO Tek’s hygrometers are sometimes referred as humidity gauges, hygrographs, psychrometers, humidity sensors, moisture meters, dew point indicators, relative humidity meters, moisture hydrometers, hydrosensors, thermo-hygrometers.
GAO Tek’s hygrometers have the following applications in textile and paper industries:
- Paper production: GAO’s maintaining optimal humidity levels during the papermaking process is crucial for preventing paper shrinkage or expansion, which can affect paper dimensions and quality.
- Print quality: In the printing industry, especially with digital and offset printing, humidity control is vital to prevent paper from absorbing too much or too little moisture, which can affect ink adhesion and print quality.
- Paper drying: In the paper manufacturing process, drying is essential. Hygrometers help monitor and control the humidity of the drying environment to ensure efficient and consistent drying of paper sheets.
- Storage conditions: For both raw materials and finished paper products, maintaining proper humidity levels in storage areas is crucial to prevent curling, warping, or deterioration of paper.
- Quality control: GAO’s hygrometers are used to monitor the humidity in quality control labs where paper samples are tested for properties like tensile strength, tearing resistance, and printability, which can be influenced by humidity.
- Environmental monitoring: GAO’s hygrometers are also used to monitor the humidity in the overall environment, helping to ensure the comfort and safety of workers and the performance of machinery.
- Quality control: Maintaining proper humidity levels in textile manufacturing is crucial to ensure consistent product quality. Hygrometers help textile manufacturers monitor and control humidity to prevent issues such as fiber distortion, shrinkage, or electrostatic problems during production.
- Yarn processing: GAO’s hygrometers are used to control the moisture content of yarns. Proper moisture levels are critical to ensure the yarn’s strength, elasticity, and smoothness, particularly for natural fibers like cotton and wool.
- Weaving and Spinning: In weaving and spinning processes, hygrometers help maintain the ideal moisture levels for fibers to prevent breakage and ensure uniformity in textile products.
- Dyeing and finishing: GAO’s hygrometers are used to control humidity during the dyeing and finishing stages. Accurate humidity control can impact color consistency and the overall appearance of dyed textiles.
- Storage and warehousing: GAO’s textile materials are often stored in warehouses before distribution. Hygrometers are used to monitor humidity levels in storage facilities to prevent mold, mildew, and other moisture-related damage to textile products.
More information on hygrometers and their applications in other industries can be found on this page.
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Complying With Textile And Paper Industries Standards
GAO Tek’s hygrometers comply or help our clients comply with the industry standards such as:
- ISO 139:1973
- ASTM D1776
- TAPPI T402
- ISO 18742:2018
Complying With Government Regulations
GAO Tek’s hygrometers comply or help our customers comply with the U.S. government regulations such as:
- Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
GAO Tek’s hygrometers comply or help our customers comply with the Canadian government regulations such as:
- Food and Drugs Act
- Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
- Health Canada
- Workplace Health and Safety Regulations
GAO Tek’s hygrometers comply or help our customers comply with the Mexican government regulations such as:
- Secretariat of Economy
- Environmental Regulations
- Federal Environmental Protection Agency
- National Forestry Commission
GAO Tek’s hygrometers comply or help our customers comply with the European government regulations such as:
- EU Environmental Regulations
- European Union (EU) Product Safety Regulations
- EU Packaging and Food Safety Regulations
- National Regulations
Case Studies of Hygrometers in Textile And Paper Industries
Hygrometers are sometimes called as humidity gauges, hygrographs, psychrometers, humidity sensors, moisture meters, dew point indicators, relative humidity meters, moisture hydrometers, hydrosensors, thermo-hygrometers.
Here are some practical examples of using hygrometers in textile and paper industries:
Check with industry associations related to textiles and paper in the Midwest Region, such as regional chapters of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) or textile industry associations. They may publish case studies or reports related to humidity control and hygrometer use.
Contact relevant government agencies, such as state environmental or labor departments, which might have data or case studies related to humidity control in manufacturing industries.
Universities and research institutions in the Midwest Region may conduct research and publish case studies related to environmental control in manufacturing processes, including the use of hygrometers.
Hygrometer manufacturers and suppliers often provide case studies or application notes showcasing how their products are used in specific industries. Contacting these companies or checking their websites might yield relevant information.
Look for trade publications and journals specific to the textile and paper industries. They often feature articles, case studies, and reports on industry practices, including humidity control.
Attend industry events, conferences, and seminars in the Midwest Region and network with professionals in the textile and paper industries. They may be able to share their experiences or point you to relevant case studies.
Utilize academic databases, search engines, and online platforms to search for case studies related to hygrometers and humidity control in the European textile and paper industries.
GAO RFID Inc.RFID Hardware, a sister company of GAO Tek Inc., is ranked as a top 10 RFID suppliers in the world. Its RFID, BLE, and IoT products have also been widely used in textile and paper industries.
Use of Hygrometers With Leading Software And Cloud Services in Textile And Paper Industries
GAO Tek has used or has facilitated its customers to use hygrometers with some of the leading software and cloud services in their applications. Examples of such leading software and cloud services include:
- Data Loggers and Monitoring Software
- Laboratory and Testing Software
- Statistical Analysis and Process Control Software
- Data Analysis and Visualization Tools
- AWS IoT Core
- Google Cloud IoT Core
- Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics
- Losant Enterprise IoT Platform
GAO Tek’s hygrometers and their applications in other industries are listed on this page.
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Meeting Customer’s Demands
Large Choice of Products
In order to satisfy the diversified needs of their corporate customers, GAO Tek Inc. and its sister company GAO RFID Inc. together offer a wide choice of testing and measurement devices, network products, RFID, BLE, IoT, and drones.
To shorten the delivery to our customers, GAO has maintained a large stock of its products and is able to ship overnight within continental U.S. and Canada, and fast delivery to Mexico and Europe from the nearest warehouse.
Local to Our Customers
We are located in both the U.S. and Canada. We travel to customers’ premises if necessary. Hence, we provide a very strong local support to our customers in North America, particularly the U.S., Canada and Mexico and Europe. Furthermore, we have built partnerships with some integrators, consulting firms and other service providers in different cities to further strengthen our services. Here are some of the service providers in textile and paper industries we have worked with to serve our joint customers:
- IBM Global Business Services
- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
- PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
GAO Has Many Customers in Textile And Paper Industries
Hygrometers from both GAO Tek Inc. and GAO RFID Inc. have been widely used in the textile and paper industries by many customers, including some leading companies. Here is more information on applications of GAO RFID Inc.’s hygrometers in the textile and paper industries.
Here are some GAO’s customers in textile and paper industries:
- International Textile Group (ITG)
- Milliken & Company
- International Paper
- Kruger Inc.
- Gildan Activewear Inc.
- Canada Goose Holdings Inc.
- Canfor Pulp Products Inc.
- Grupo Kaltex
- Kimberly-Clark de México
- Bio Pappel
- Smurfit Kappa Group
- Grupo Scribe
- H&M Group
- LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton