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.

Learn More »

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

Tensile Tester
The strength of nonwoven fabric is determined by literally pulling the fabric apart. Testing the strength of the fabric is done frequently to make sure the fabric is within the ... read more

Crosslapper Profile
In an uncontrolled crosslapper, the fiber coming out of the crosslapper does not have a uniform weight distribution across the web. It is heavy at the edges. Though the fiber ... read more

Draft
Draft is simply the measurement of the speed difference between two elements of a nonwoven machine. These could be rolls, conveyors, or other moving elements. Draft is usually expressed in ... read more

Fine Opener
Fiber systems for staple fibers usually consist of balefeeds, conveyors, a storage and/or mixing bin, an opening device, and fans. The opening device is often a fine opener. There are ... 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

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to sign up for our bi-monthly e-mail newsletter with a definition of a nonwoven term.