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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

Air Shaft
Most nonwoven machines make rolls of fabric, and these rolls are usually wound on cardboard cores. Some machines do not have shafts through the cores, but many do. Those that ... read more

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

Card Wire
Card wire carries fiber through the card. The top picture shows a strand of card wire. Notice that it consists of a base wire with teeth on top. Every roll ... read more

Extruder
Thermoplastic polymers such as polyester and polypropylene have one component in common; they rely on extruders at some stage of the process. Carded polyester and polypropylene fabric use bales of ... read more

Hand Card
A hand card is a tool used to clean fiber from the teeth of a wire covered roll. The rolls could be mounted in a card or be outside the ... read more

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