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

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

Click for photo creditSteam Boiler
In a nonwovens plant a common method of providing heat for process applications is through the use of a boiler that generates steam. The steam may be used to heat ... read more

IMG-01Fiber Fan
Nonwoven machines using staple fiber commonly move the fiber between the various opening machines through ductwork. The fiber can either be blown through or sucked through the ducts. One piece ... read more

100_2681Tenter Frame
In traditional textiles a tenter frame would carry woven fabric through an oven to heat set the fabric or keep it from shrinking during drying. In nonwovens, the primary use ... 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

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