About Nonwoven Tools

Nonwoven Tools LLC is a company that provides online and on-site training, computer applications, and engineering to increase profitability and reduce overhead for nonwoven companies. With over 35 years experience, Nonwoven Tools is the training leader in the nonwovens industry.

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Recent Blog Posts

Pre-Opener

A Pre-Opener is typically the first opening machine fiber passes through after leaving the balefeeds.  The purpose of the Pre-Opener is twofold.  1. It begins the mixing process.  Often fiber coming from the fiber conveyor, located under the exit end of the balefeeds, is composed of dissimilar fibers.  These fibers may even be different colors.  … read more

New Supergel

Here is something that is absolutely amazing.  The article says that less than one gram of this new supergel can gel an entire bucket of water.  There are going to be lots of applications for this and many of them will involve nonwovens.  If you use superabsorb, you need to check into this. http://www.gizmag.com/super-gel-temperature-responses/25934/

Welcome to the new website!

We are very happy to introduce our new website.  It has been specifically designed to be user friendly and to enable better communication with our customers.  We have tried to give it a modern, clean appearance.  Here are a few of the features: The blog on the home page enables us to keep you up … read more

Non • woven Terms

Chemical Bonding: Foam
Chemically bonding nonwoven fibers is accomplished by applying liquid binders to the dry non-woven fibers. These binders are often some type of acrylic polymer. In simple terms, a variant of ... read more

Slatted Apron
Fiber opening equipment usually has conveyors inside them for moving fiber. These conveyors are often called aprons. Aprons can be made from many materials. One method of conveyor construction is ... read more

Steam Boiler
In a nonwovens plant a common method of providing heat for process applications is through the use of a boiler that generates steam. The steam may be used to heat ... read more

Tension Roll
Maintaining consistent tension on nonwoven fabric is essential to keep the width of the material constant. If the fabric width varies, it can run out from under knives in a ... read more

Polypropylene Fiber
Polypropylene fiber is a synthetic fiber that is widely used in the nonwovens industry. As a syn-thetic fiber it is not derived from plants like cotton, but it is a ... read more

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