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Automotive Nonwoven Fabrics: 101 Ways to Use Nonwovens in Cars

Posted by Chris Rowlett

photo-1437079028913-622dce662ee3-137106-editedNonwoven fabrics are widely used in automotive manufacturing, even if the customer driving the car doesn’t know it. While there may not actually be 101 uses for a nonwoven in a vehicle, there are around 40 different applications. As a matter of fact, on average there are around 38 yards of nonwoven fabrics inside every vehicle.

We in the nonwovens manufacturing world, are well aware of how our products go cruising down the highways every day. If you’re looking to establish new products in the automotive market, check out this list of possible applications. There may not actually be 101, but it comes pretty close.




Nonwovens are used so prevalently in the automotive because they are durable, moldable, lightweight and cost-effective. If you have a product design in mind, you should talk to your nonwovens manufacturing partner to see if they can help you get the characteristics you need for your automotive nonwoven product.



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