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4 Reasons Why the Meltblown Shines in Medical Nonwovens

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Converters looking for niche products in the healthcare industry may want to consider working with a nonwoven manufacturer who can produce meltblown products. 

There are a variety of reasons why meltblown products are a terrific solution for medical nonwovens, among them are: 

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens, General Nonwovens, news, Medical Nonwovens

Medical Nonwovens:Reasons to Produce Disposable Meltblown Surgical Masks

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Surgical face masks are a critical protective measure in hospitals for both patients and hospital staff.  Quality face masks are of utmost concern for healthcare professionals and for the facility administrators who purchase these essential safety products.  The microscopic size of the bacteria means that the fabric used in these masks must prevent the airborne flow of the bacteria from the surgeon’s mouth to the patient and vice versa.  Additionally, the masks must protect the wearer against larger molecules like splashed blood in a surgical environment.

But why should healthcare professionals choose a disposable meltblown surgical face mask over a reusable textile mask?

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Topics: Medical Nonwovens

Loosened Regulations on Some Medical Nonwovens

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Topics: General Nonwovens, news, Medical Nonwovens

Flushable Wipes vs. Unflushable Wipes: What Should We Manufacture?

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Karen McIntyre of Nonwovens Industry recently published an article from the viewpoint of the wastewater industry on flushable wipes. She interviewed the sewage authority director, Rob Villee, in Middlesex, NJ for his perspective on the problem of flushability.  The aptly nicknamed “Lord of Wipes” claimed in the article that consumer education is where most of the problem lies with the perception that wipes are causing drain clogs all over the country. 

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Topics: Wipes, Medical Nonwovens

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We're interested in finding solutions for manufacturing problems in the nonwoven arena.  We view challenges as an opportunity to assist a manufacturing partner when no one else can.  If you're looking for tips on the nonwoven manufacturing business, you've come to the right place.

Things to consider:

  • More products are using nonwoven fabrics than ever
  • As technology improves, so does nonwoven manufacturing
  • You should always partner with a manufacturer interested in solutions

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