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

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

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!

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

Non • woven Terms

Trim 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

Servo-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

Barcode
Most nonwoven companies use a computer system to track raw materials and finished goods. A key component of the system is barcodes. A barcode is simply a graphical way to ... read more

Magnehelic, Photohelic
In a nonwovens plant, staple fiber such as rayon, polyester, polypropylene and natural fiber such as cotton is often either blown or sucked through ductwork. The pressure or vacuum in ... read more

Calender
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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