5 Characteristics to Consider in Choosing Nonwoven Fibers

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Manufacturers have a wide range of fiber options when specifying nonwoven fabrics for the products they produce. While some applications are great for natural fibers like cotton, others might be better served with synthetic fibers such as polyester. When considering fibers, it is important to compare the attributes of a given fiber in light of… Read more »

Polyester Nonwoven: The High Strength, High Density Nonwoven

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When it comes to demanding applications that require strong and durable fabrics, polyester nonwovens offer a great option. Nonwoven polyester fabric can be created from 100% polyester filament or polyester blend. Nonwoven polyester is an excellent choice for a wide range of application needs including industrial filter materials, medical and hygiene products, construction materials, telecom… Read more »

Four Questions to Ask in Creating a Custom Nonwoven Fabric

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In order to select the best nonwoven fabric for your application, it is important to choose the right material and the best fabric treatments to meet your needs. The WPT Nonwovens team creates a diverse range of custom nonwovens featuring a variety of fibers, bonding, and treatment options, each providing characteristics that benefit the particular… Read more »

Know Your Nonwovens: Hydrophobic Material vs Hydrophilic Material

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Two types of commonly confused nonwoven materials are hydrophobic and hydrophilic. Each has unique characteristics for applications involving water. Taking a look at the Latin roots in these terms provides a clue to understanding them. Common to both terms is root, “hydro” which means “water.” The later portions of these terms are “phobic” which means… Read more »

Nonwovens Chemical Bonding

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WPT Nonwovens offer a wide range of domestically sourced options. NONWOVEN FIBER TYPES Cottons Polyester Rayon Blends NONWOVEN FABRIC TREATMENTS Anti-microbial/anti-bacterial Anti-static Biodegradable Colors custom matched Dry cleaning resistance Flame Retardant Heat Sealability Hydrophilic Hydrophobic Printing Others Available NONWOVEN RESINS Acrylics Vinyl Acetate (VAC) Vinyl Acrylics Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) Starch… Read more »

Bicomponent Fiber Nonwovens Ideal for Feminine Hygiene

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Feminine hygiene products have become one of the most rapidly expanding personal care markets, due to the increasing demand for convenience and continual product innovation. A recent report from Stratistics MRC says that worldwide, the feminine hygiene products market reached $31.23 billion in 2017 and “is expected to reach $62.84 billion by 2026 growing at… Read more »

FREE eBook Explains the Advantages of Bicomponent Nonwovens

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Today’s manufacturers use a wide range of nonwoven fabrics to make innovative products that are convenient and cost-effective. A variety of nonwoven fabric treatment options and materials can be used to construct nonwovens, including cotton, viscose, and polyester. A type of nonwoven that is growing in popularity is bicomponent fiber nonwoven fabric. Bicomponent nonwovens can… Read more »

Personal Care Wipes Market Growth Continues in 2019

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The role of nonwovens in the personal care market has grown rapidly in recent years, due to the wide selection of personal care wipe products that have been introduced for a diverse range of consumers. According to a recently released report, the global Beauty and Personal Care market was valued at 420000 million US$ in… Read more »

Nonwoven Fabrics offer a Vast Array of Options

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Nonwoven fabrics are available in a wide range of fiber types including polyester, cotton, rayon, and blended nonwoven fabrics. Options range from disposable, single-use products to high-strength fabrics designed for durability. Today’s nonwoven fabrics can provide functional characteristics such as absorbency, resilience, softness, strength, and elasticity. The can be developed to be sterile, liquid repellent,… Read more »

Your Environmentally Responsible Nonwovens Supplier

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Quality nonwoven material options have expanded to include a broad range of applications. Our environmentally responsible nonwovens are used in a variety of industries including medical, agricultural, hygiene, and consumer goods. Beyond being an environmentally responsible choice, nonwovens are a popular material choice due to characteristics such as breathability, softness, flexibility, durability, affordability, and more…. Read more »