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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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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

Click for photo creditAnilox Roll
Chemically bonding of nonwoven fibers using latex was one of the earliest methods for making nonwoven fabric. One way to accomplish this involves using a roll with an engraved surface. ... read more

IMG-01Fiber 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

Most nonwoven companies use a computer system to track raw materials and finished goods. A key component of the system is barcodes. A barcode is simply a graphical way to ... read more

Online Wrapper (click for photo credit)Roll Wrapper
Making a good roll of fabric on a nonwoven production line is not the end result of a customer’s order. The customer will not be satisfied until the roll arrives ... read more

FrameDensity Gauge
A density gauge measures the amount of fiber in nonwoven fabric usually just prior to the winder. Software then converts the density into a basis weight per square yard or ... read more

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