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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

Airlaid Web Former
There are primarily two methods of making webs from staple fiber: carding and airlaid. Where a card makes a thin web of parallelized fibers, an airlaid machine can make a ... read more

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

On a needle loom, stroke is the full distance the needle travels as it goes up and down. The stroke of a needle loom is not adjustable. What is adjustable ... read more

Feed Batt
The feed batt is the thick mat of fiber that is fed into the feed section of the card at the back end of the card. The feed batt needs ... read more

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