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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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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

Click for photo creditBicomponent Fiber
For many years fibers have been blended to make fabrics that contain properties of both fibers. A good example is the cotton/polyester blend common in shirts. Wouldn’t it be great ... read more

IMG_0866-02Packing Ratio
Nonwoven fabrics range from soft and thick to hard and thin. The production of large mill rolls on a winder is a science in itself. One aspect of this process ... read more

DefVol1No5CardWire-01Card 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

The leaves of the lotus blossom are naturally hydrophobic. Water just beads up.Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic
Depending on the end use of a nonwoven fabric, it may be advantageous or detrimental for the fabric to be able to absorb water. There are two terms used to ... read more

DefVol1No9YokeYoke
This is a picture of a yoke on a Spinnbau card. The yoke is a Y-shaped piece of metal. Workers and strippers are mounted to the card by yokes. The ... read more

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