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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

FrameDensity Gauge
A density gauge measures the amount of fiber in nonwoven fabric usually just prior to the winder. Software then converts the density into a basis weight per square yard or ... read more

Click for photo creditEdge Guide
In the manufacture and converting of nonwoven fabric it is important to keep the fabric under control from side to side. There are four main methods to accomplish this: Unwind guiding Intermediate ... read more

Spunbond Spinneret (click for photo credit)Spinneret
There are three primary nonwoven processes that uses spinnerets: spunbond, meltblown, and spunlace. A spinneret is a metal plate having hundreds to thousands of holes in it. The purpose of ... read more

Pictures courtesy of MagPowerTension Roll
Maintaining consistent tension on nonwoven fabric is essential to keep the width of the material constant. If the fabric width varies, it can run out from under knives in a ... read more

Diverter Valve and Collection BoxIn-Duct Metal Detector
Nonwoven cards are extremely expensive. Unfortunately a small piece of metal such as a nut or bolt can destroy the wire on a card and cause many thousands of dollars ... read more

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