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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

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

Cotton Fiber
Cotton is the natural fiber. It has been used for thousands of years. There are other natural fibers, but none are produced as actual fiber by the plant. Cotton has ... read more

RPM/Surface Speed
RPM stands for revolutions per minute and refers to how many complete rotations a shaft or other rotating object makes in a minute. Surface speed is a linear measurement of ... read more

Fiber Condenser and Separator
In a fiber opening system, staple fiber is often conveyed between machines through thin-walled metal pipes called ductwork. Fans produce air pressure that moves the fiber through the ducts. When ... read more

Humidification
Nonwoven production lines run best when the relative humidity is in the 55% to 65% range. Usually this means adding humidity to the plant atmosphere and/or the fiber. This can ... read more

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