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

Take-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

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

Card Wire
Card wire carries fiber through the card. The top picture shows a strand of card wire. Notice that it consists of a base wire with teeth on top. Every roll ... read more

Crosslapper
This is a photograph of a modern profiling crosslapper. The basic function of a crosslapper is to accept a lightweight fiber web and produce a heavier web by laying the ... read more

Polypropylene Fiber
Polypropylene fiber is a synthetic fiber that is widely used in the nonwovens industry. As a syn-thetic fiber it is not derived from plants like cotton, but it is a ... read more

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