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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

DefVol1No21NeedleLoom-03Needle Loom
Needle looms are large machines that can contain from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of needles. Their purpose is to mechanically intertwine fibers to produce strength in the ... read more

CottonPlant-01Cotton Fiber
Cotton is the natural fiber. It has been used for thousands of years. There are other natural fibers, but none are produced as actual fiber by the plant. Cotton has ... read more

MD_CDMD and CD
Nonwoven machines do not make uniform fabric. There are always differences between the machine direction, abbreviated MD, and the cross machine direction, abbreviated CD. These differences show up as differences ... read more

Click for photo creditCrush Cut Knife
Since there is such a variety of nonwoven fabrics, we use different types of knives to slit different types fabric. One type of knife used primarily in light weight and ... read more

DefVol1No12TakeOff-01Take-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

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