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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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

Photo credit: Eriez.comHump Magnet
Loose pieces of metal in a fiber system can be destructive. They can cause sparks which in turn can cause fires. They can also tear up the wire on a ... read more

Pictures courtesy of MagPowerTension 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

Click for photo creditCrush Cut Knife
Since there is such a variety of nonwoven fabrics, we use different types of knives to slit different types fabric. One type of knife used primarily in light weight and ... read more

3Gearbox
A gearbox is a mechanical device usually located between an electric motor and the part of the machine that the motor turns. The purpose of the gearbox is to change ... 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

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