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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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

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

Basis Weight
Basis weight is a very common term in the nonwovens industry. We use it to express how much a nonwoven fabric weighs per unit area. The term comes from the ... read more

Air Permeability
Nonwoven fabric is often used for air filters. To determine how to construct the fabric to per-form as desired, we need a way to measure the flow of air through ... read more

Dry Cans
Dry cans or drying cans are pressurized metal cylinders filled with steam for the purpose of driving water out of fabric. The cans can be made to withstand steam pressure ... read more

Humidification
Nonwoven production lines run best when the relative humidity is in the 55% to 65% range. Usually this means adding humidity to the plant atmosphere and/or the fiber. This can ... read more

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