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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

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

Downtime
The most important resource in any manufacturing plant is time. It is one resource that cannot be bought and you only get a certain amount every day. Therefore, the wise ... 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

Packing Ratio
Nonwoven fabrics range from soft and thick to hard and thin. The production of large mill rolls on a winder is a science in itself. One aspect of this process ... read more

Yoke
This is a picture of a yoke on a Spinnbau card. The yoke is a Y-shaped piece of metal. Workers and strippers are mounted to the card by yokes. The ... read more

Stitch 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

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