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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

ConvOpener

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

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!

new

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

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Non • woven Terms

Button ShaftAir 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

DefVol1No7WorkStrip2-02Worker: Stripper Action
Again we look at the worker/stripper combination of rolls. This is where much of the carding occurs. The main cylinder has small teeth, is lightly loaded with fiber, and moving ... read more

WeighingRoll 006-03Derived Weight
Derived weight is the average weight per area measure within a roll of fabric. In the United States this is most commonly expressed in ounces or grams per square yard. ... read more

IMG_0866-02Packing 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

DraftDraft
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

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