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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

DefVol1No14XlapperVacCrosslapper Edge Vacuums
The photo below shows a web from a double doffer card on the front apron of a crosslapper. This is the apron that takes the web from the card conveyors ... 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

Click for photo creditCrush Cut Knife
Since there is such a variety of nonwoven fabrics, we use different types of knives to slit different types fabric. One type of knife used primarily in light weight and ... read more

Yaskawa DriveVariable Speed Motor Controller
Nonwoven machines are powered by electric motors. Many of the motors on these machines can be sped up or slowed as needed. This is done using variable speed motor controllers. ... read more

IMG_0719Calender
A textile calendar is a machine, not something you hang on the wall that tells you the date for Thanksgiving. A calendar consists of one or more sets of heavy ... read more

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