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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Recent Blog Posts

Pre-Opener

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

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!

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

Non • woven Terms

Roller Top Card
One of the web forming methods in nonwovens is called dry laid. The primary machine used to form a web in the dry laid process is a roller top card. ... read more

Needle 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

15-Roll Web Drafter
There are five sets of trios. (Three rolls mechanically connected. Picture shows a trio connected with timing belts.) Each trio has its own motor to drive it. Draft (stretch) between trios ... read more

Infrared Heat
Infrared heaters works like the sun. Heat is transferred from the heater to the object being heated by radiation. It is radiation that has a wave length that is just ... read more

Extruder
Thermoplastic polymers such as polyester and polypropylene have one component in common; they rely on extruders at some stage of the process. Carded polyester and polypropylene fabric use bales of ... read more

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