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

Continuous Feed HoppersFiber Blend
To achieve the desired characteristics such as softness, strength, thickness, color, etc. in a non-woven fabric made with staple fibers, it is quite often necessary to blend several types of ... read more

Pictures courtesy of MagPowerTension Roll
Maintaining consistent tension on nonwoven fabric is essential to keep the width of the material constant. If the fabric width varies, it can run out from under knives in a ... read more

DefVol1No25StrokeStroke
On a needle loom, stroke is the full distance the needle travels as it goes up and down. The stroke of a needle loom is not adjustable. What is adjustable ... read more

Click for photo creditAnilox Roll
Chemically bonding of nonwoven fibers using latex was one of the earliest methods for making nonwoven fabric. One way to accomplish this involves using a roll with an engraved surface. ... read more

DefVol1No1FeedBattFeed 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

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