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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

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

Shear Slitting
There are several methods of cutting nonwoven material; the two most common being shear slitting and score (sometimes called crush) cutting. The shear slitting method is similar to the way ... read more

Tramp Metal Detector
The tramp metal detector prevents metal objects such as nuts and bolts from getting into the card. It does this by putting a small electric voltage on the feed rolls ... read more

Balefeed
A balefeed, sometimes called a hopper, is a very common way of introducing fiber into a non-woven line fiber system. Staple fiber is synthetic fiber that has been cut to ... read more

Spinneret
There are three primary nonwoven processes that uses spinnerets: spunbond, meltblown, and spunlace. A spinneret is a metal plate having hundreds to thousands of holes in it. The purpose of ... read more

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