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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

Shear Slitting
There are several methods of cutting nonwoven material; the two most common being shear slitting and score (sometimes called crush) cutting. The shear slitting method is similar to the way ... read more

Tensile Tester
The strength of nonwoven fabric is determined by literally pulling the fabric apart. Testing the strength of the fabric is done frequently to make sure the fabric is within the ... read more

Compressive Batt Feed
The compressive Batt Feed or CBF receives a thick batt of fiber, usually from the web drafter, and feeds it into the preneedle (tacker) loom. It consists of a set ... read more

Bow Roller
Handling nonwoven fabric as it moves through a nonwoven production line or through convert-ing equipment can be a difficult task. It often involves many rolls, both driven and idler to ... read more

Dancer
When fabric travels from one section of a machine to another, such as from an oven to a winder, it is sometimes necessary to install a machine called a “dancer” ... read more

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