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nonwoven fabric

[′nän‚wōv·ən ′fab·rik]
(textiles)
Cloth produced from a random arrangement or matting of natural or synthetic fibers held together by adhesives, heat and pressure, or needling; felt is an example.
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Currently, Scandinavian is investing in new machines and is also researching new production methods to stay at the forefront of nonwovens development.
The sale of this fifth WLS facility is testimony to the successful collaboration between Trutzschler Nonwovens and Voith as established technology leaders in the wet-laid hydroentangled nonwoven segment.
Composite Nonwoven Materials: Structure, Properties and Applications
Through 2016, the fastest growth for nonwovens will be in the nondisposables markets where demand will accelerate from a reduced 2011 base.
11 October 2012 - With support from several backers, the leadership of US nonwoven fibre materials producer Vita Nonwovens LLC has finalised the management buyout (MBO) of the company.
trade association was formed called "The Disposables Association." Recognizing that nonwoven fabrics were being used in an increasingly wider variety of end products, the organization changed its name in 1972 to the International Nonwovens and Disposables Association (INDA).
"Analysis: Nonwovens Industry in North America: 2005-2010" is available to INDA members for $2,200.
This textbook presents an overview of the nonwovens markets, uses, technology, testing, and terminology.
The concept stems from Suominen's research and development projects that have already led to the launch of High Definition Design Series, a revolutionary pattern selection for nonwovens. The Suominen Intelligent Nonwovens concept adds a unique technical capability into the mix and combines artificial intelligence with extremely high definition patterning.
Until the 1990s the world's nonwovens industry was based in those areas where the process technologies were conceived and developed by USA Europe and Japan.