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 »

Domestic Nonwoven Fabric Manufacturer Advantages

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You have an amazing number of nonwoven fabric manufacturer options when it comes to buying nonwovens. If you are like most buyers, you probably tend to look at price first when considering sources. Of course price is an important consideration, but going with the nonwoven fabric manufacturer that has the lowest price does not necessarily… Read more »

Gradient ADL Nonwovens

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Gradient acquisition distribution layer (ADL) nonwovens are developed using through air bonding nonwoven technology. Gradient ADL nonwovens combine the advantages of instantaneous fluid distribution and virtually 100% fluid capture. Ideal for products such a feminine hygiene pads, infant diapers, incontinence garments, and wound care, topsheet Gradient ADL offers many advantages over the standard blended fibers… Read more »

What is Through Air Bonding?

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Through air bonding is a type of thermal bonding that involves the application of heated air to the surface of the nonwoven fabric. During the through air bonding process, heated air flows through holes in a plenum above the nonwoven material. Unlike hot ovens, which push air through the material, the through air process uses… Read more »