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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

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

Compressed Air and Water Nozzle (click for photo credit)Humidification
Nonwoven production lines run best when the relative humidity is in the 55% to 65% range. Usually this means adding humidity to the plant atmosphere and/or the fiber. This can ... read more

DefVol1No23Plates-03Stripper Plate, Bed Plate
Fiber is contained between two plates as it progresses through the needle loom. These are called the stripper plate and the bed plate. Since looms can be down-punch, up-punch, or ... read more

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

Digital Hygrometer (click for photo credit)Relative Humidity
The manufacturing of nonwovens is greatly affected by the conditions of the manufacturing environment. Primary in those conditions is relative humidity. The raw materials, equipment, and manufacturing employees are all ... read more

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