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

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

IMG_0907-01Trim Shredder
When a roll of fabric is produced on a nonwoven line, most customers want the edges of the fabric to be straight and the fabric to be a consistent width. ... read more

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

Filaments being collected on a Reifenhauser spunbond machine (click for photo credit)Spunbond
There are several methods of making nonwovens under the general term of “spunlaid”. The spunbond process is one of these. For many years, thermoplastic (PP, PET, nylon, etc.) fibers have ... 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

Online Wrapper (click for photo credit)Roll Wrapper
Making a good roll of fabric on a nonwoven production line is not the end result of a customer’s order. The customer will not be satisfied until the roll arrives ... read more

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