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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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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

Trim Shredder
When a roll of fabric is produced on a nonwoven line, most customers want the edges of the fabric to be straight and the fabric to be a consistent width. ... read more

Extruder
Thermoplastic polymers such as polyester and polypropylene have one component in common; they rely on extruders at some stage of the process. Carded polyester and polypropylene fabric use bales of ... read more

Roller Top Card
One of the web forming methods in nonwovens is called dry laid. The primary machine used to form a web in the dry laid process is a roller top card. ... read more

Stitch Density
Stitch density is a measurement of the number of needles that enter a square centi-meter (in the metric system) or a square inch (in the imperial system) of fabric as ... read more

Fiber Condenser and Separator
In a fiber opening system, staple fiber is often conveyed between machines through thin-walled metal pipes called ductwork. Fans produce air pressure that moves the fiber through the ducts. When ... read more

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