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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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Pre-Opener

ConvOpener

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

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!

new

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

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Non • woven Terms

DiloNeedle Board
A needle board is simply a piece of metal, usually aluminum that has many holes for holding felting needles. The boards came in many sizes and hole patterns. They can ... read more

Click for photo creditAnilox Roll
Chemically bonding of nonwoven fibers using latex was one of the earliest methods for making nonwoven fabric. One way to accomplish this involves using a roll with an engraved surface. ... read more

The leaves of the lotus blossom are naturally hydrophobic. Water just beads up.Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic
Depending on the end use of a nonwoven fabric, it may be advantageous or detrimental for the fabric to be able to absorb water. There are two terms used to ... read more

DefVol1No12TakeOff-01Take-Off Roll
Somehow we have to get fiber out of the card. The drawing and picture show a simple take-off roll that accomplishes this.. The fiber comes up the bottom of the ... read more

100_2681Tenter Frame
In traditional textiles a tenter frame would carry woven fabric through an oven to heat set the fabric or keep it from shrinking during drying. In nonwovens, the primary use ... read more

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