About Nonwoven Tools

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

Calender
A textile calendar is a machine, not something you hang on the wall that tells you the date for Thanksgiving. A calendar consists of one or more sets of heavy ... read more

Basis Weight
Basis weight is a very common term in the nonwovens industry. We use it to express how much a nonwoven fabric weighs per unit area. The term comes from the ... read more

Felting Needle
Felting needles are used to mechanically intertwine fibers in a needle loom. They accomplish this by catching fibers in barbs located on the edges of the working blade area of ... read more

Winder
Winders are machines that turn long lengths of nonwoven fabric into rolls. Most winders roll the fabric onto paper tubes called cores though some winders can make rolls without cores. ... read more

Bow Roller
Handling nonwoven fabric as it moves through a nonwoven production line or through convert-ing equipment can be a difficult task. It often involves many rolls, both driven and idler to ... read more

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