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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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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

DefVol1No15XlapFoldsCrosslapper Folds
A fold is made of two layers of web. Thus a fold is one passage of the bottom crosslapper carriage out and back. To make a good crosslapper batt the ... read more

Hand TachRPM/Surface Speed
RPM stands for revolutions per minute and refers to how many complete rotations a shaft or other rotating object makes in a minute. Surface speed is a linear measurement of ... read more

Click for photo creditBicomponent Fiber
For many years fibers have been blended to make fabrics that contain properties of both fibers. A good example is the cotton/polyester blend common in shirts. Wouldn’t it be great ... read more

DefVol1No2ServoXServo-X
The Servo-X is a device that shoots a beam of x-rays through the feed batt of a card. It continuously monitors the amount of fiber going into the card and ... read more

IMG_0977-02Balefeed
A balefeed, sometimes called a hopper, is a very common way of introducing fiber into a non-woven line fiber system. Staple fiber is synthetic fiber that has been cut to ... read more

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