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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

Hump Magnet
Loose pieces of metal in a fiber system can be destructive. They can cause sparks which in turn can cause fires. They can also tear up the wire on a ... read more

Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic
Depending on the end use of a nonwoven fabric, it may be advantageous or detrimental for the fabric to be able to absorb water. There are two terms used to ... read more

Fiber Fan
Nonwoven machines using staple fiber commonly move the fiber between the various opening machines through ductwork. The fiber can either be blown through or sucked through the ducts. One piece ... read more

Roller Top Card
One of the web forming methods in nonwovens is called dry laid. The primary machine used to form a web in the dry laid process is a roller top card. ... read more

Stroke
On a needle loom, stroke is the full distance the needle travels as it goes up and down. The stroke of a needle loom is not adjustable. What is adjustable ... read more

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