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

Slatted Apron
Fiber opening equipment usually has conveyors inside them for moving fiber. These conveyors are often called aprons. Aprons can be made from many materials. One method of conveyor construction is ... read more

Lagging
Roll covering materials are often called roll lagging. Their purpose is to provide a specific surface for a roll. Usually this means a gripping surface. As can be seen from ... read more

Workers and Strippers: Overview
It is going to take several pages to define workers and strippers. They are the rolls that accomplish most of the combing (carding) action in a card. In this picture ... read more

Crosslapper Edge Vacuums
The photo below shows a web from a double doffer card on the front apron of a crosslapper. This is the apron that takes the web from the card conveyors ... 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

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