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

ConvOpener

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

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!

new

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

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Non • woven Terms

Bale1-02Barcode
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

DefVol1No3MetalDetTramp Metal Detector
The tramp metal detector prevents metal objects such as nuts and bolts from getting into the card. It does this by putting a small electric voltage on the feed rolls ... read more

Pictures courtesy of MagPowerTension Roll
Maintaining consistent tension on nonwoven fabric is essential to keep the width of the material constant. If the fabric width varies, it can run out from under knives in a ... read more

The insert should be put into the hand card with the wires facing toward the handleHand Card
A hand card is a tool used to clean fiber from the teeth of a wire covered roll. The rolls could be mounted in a card or be outside the ... read more

Penetration-01Needle Dwell Time
In a needle loom the fabric is held between plates called the stripper plate and the bed plate. When the needle is starting to move towards the fabric, it first ... read more

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