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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

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

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

Chain Drive on a Card FeedrollRoller Chain
Roller chain is one of the most common pieces of mechanical equipment in a nonwoven plant. It is used to transmit power between various components of a machine. Roller chain ... read more

DefVol1No26StitchDensityStitch Density
Stitch density is a measurement of the number of needles that enter a square centi-meter (in the metric system) or a square inch (in the imperial system) of fabric as ... read more

DefVol1No13XlapperCrosslapper
This is a photograph of a modern profiling crosslapper. The basic function of a crosslapper is to accept a lightweight fiber web and produce a heavier web by laying the ... read more

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