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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

IMG_0977-02Balefeed
A balefeed, sometimes called a hopper, is a very common way of introducing fiber into a non-woven line fiber system. Staple fiber is synthetic fiber that has been cut to ... read more

IMG_0719Calender
A textile calendar is a machine, not something you hang on the wall that tells you the date for Thanksgiving. A calendar consists of one or more sets of heavy ... read more

Model of Polypropylene Molecular StructurePolypropylene 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

Screen shot 2013-01-01 at 12.00.22 PMStretch Machine
When fabric is needled, the fibers intertwine with each other and this imparts strength to the fabric. This intertwining can actually look like loose knots. A stretch machine by pulling ... read more

Button ShaftAir Shaft
Most nonwoven machines make rolls of fabric, and these rolls are usually wound on cardboard cores. Some machines do not have shafts through the cores, but many do. Those that ... read more

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