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4 Reasons Why the Meltblown Shines in Medical Nonwovens

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Jan 29, 2016 11:12:07 AM

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

The Case for Disposable Nonwoven Industrial Wipes

Posted by John Field

Apr 16, 2015 3:52:48 PM

Traditionally, workers in industry have turned to reusable laundered shop towels for a variety of cleaning applications. These shop towels are used to clean grease, oils and chemicals and are then put into specially marked containers where, often, a rental company will retrieve the towels and leave fresh towels for workers to use. It’s the way that many companies operate. With the new EPA wiper rule adopted in 2014, we in the nonwovens industry have a chance to truly revolutionize this practice of laundering towels for re-use.

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens

Putting a Face On Nonwovens: Nonwovens in the Beauty Industry

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Jan 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

What do supermodels strutting down the runways of Paris have in common with the nonwovens industry?   Well, for one thing, they owe some of their flawlessness to nonwoven products. Granted, that’s probably stretching it just a hair, but you could probably expect to find at least one or two nonwoven products in dressing rooms, nail salons, spas and other bastions of beauty worldwide.

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens, General Nonwovens

Meltblown Nonwoven Fabrics: Why Meltblown Applications Will Increase

Posted by FDI Meltblown Team

Nov 24, 2014 10:20:12 AM

Meltblown nonwoven fabrics are still in the early growth stage. They are already becoming more and more popular in the medical and filter industries due to the meltblown ability to produce microfibers.   But what is the meltblown process and how can it be beneficial to other products?

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens

The Benefits of Polypropylene Nonwoven Fabric

Posted by Chris Rowlett

Sep 3, 2014 5:14:09 PM

Polypropylene is the leading raw material globally used for manufacturing nonwoven fabrics. Spunbonded polypropylene nonwoven fabrics accounted for 47.4% of the total volume of the nonwovens market in 2013 because of their use in diapers, feminine care and medical products. The global market for polypropylene nonwoven fabrics is expected to be $1,865 billion by 2020 with an estimated annual growth rate of 7% from 2014 to 2020.

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens

5 Benefits of Dual Texture Wipes

Posted by Patrick Heery

Jan 22, 2014 5:08:00 PM

Back in the 1950's, if you visited a mechanic's shop, you would not have been surprised to see a grease-covered mechanic wiping blackened hands on an equally grimy shop towel.  Today's mechanics often turn to dual texture wipes when they need a soft fabric for cleaning off oil and grease and a rougher fabric for scrubbing away tougher stains.

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Topics: Meltblown Nonwovens

Nonwoven Manufacturing Is Our Business

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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