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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

Edge Guide
In the manufacture and converting of nonwoven fabric it is important to keep the fabric under control from side to side. There are four main methods to accomplish this: Unwind guiding Intermediate ... read more

Crush Cut Knife
Since there is such a variety of nonwoven fabrics, we use different types of knives to slit different types fabric. One type of knife used primarily in light weight and ... 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

Doff and Doffer
The word doff means "to take off." In conventional textiles it meant to take bob-bins off a spinning frame. The person who did that was called a "doffer." In nonwovens ... read more

Rayon Fiber
Rayon fiber was invented in the late 1800’s, but was not commercialized until 1905 by the Cour-taulds company. It was first called viscose and later named rayon in 1924 however, ... read more

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