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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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

Downtime
The most important resource in any manufacturing plant is time. It is one resource that cannot be bought and you only get a certain amount every day. Therefore, the wise ... read more

DefVol1No11DofferDoff and Doffer
The word doff means "to take off." In conventional textiles it meant to take bob-bins off a spinning frame. The person who did that was called a "doffer." In nonwovens ... read more

Photo credit: Eriez.comHump Magnet
Loose pieces of metal in a fiber system can be destructive. They can cause sparks which in turn can cause fires. They can also tear up the wire on a ... read more

Photohelic-02Magnehelic, Photohelic
In a nonwovens plant, staple fiber such as rayon, polyester, polypropylene and natural fiber such as cotton is often either blown or sucked through ductwork. The pressure or vacuum in ... read more

Yaskawa DriveVariable Speed Motor Controller
Nonwoven machines are powered by electric motors. Many of the motors on these machines can be sped up or slowed as needed. This is done using variable speed motor controllers. ... read more

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