Nonwoven and Felt Products

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Product Overview. View and print

National Nonwovens is a world leader in engineering nonwoven products for its customers from super-absorbent materials for medical needs to composite structural cores on aircraft. As a leader in innovative technology, we will meet your diverse application challenges with superior fiber-processing capabilities.

Product Categories

Manufacturing & Technical Capabilities

Processing - Take advantage of the Industry’s most advanced and successful nonwoven:

  • Web Forming - air laid and carded crossed laid
  • Construction - chemical bond, felted wool, needlepunch, thermos-bond and composite

Finishing and Post Processing - offering a full range of finishing options and in-house post-processing enhancements:

  • Chemical Enhancement – top-coat, saturate, wash and dye
  • Mechanical Enhancement - press, calendar, glaze, singe and laminate
  • Customized Processing - slitting, special kit assembly, die-cut shapes, tow and special packaging

Research and Development - Scaled equipment replicating production equipment and stringent quality control ensures successful product launches. We also offer engineered designed fabric support for those applications in the Ballistic Protection and Containment product category.

Specialized testing:

  • FAR25-853-A&B (vertical burn)
  • FAR25-856-A (radiant panel compliant)
  • Forced loading capability (drop tower)
  • B&K Impedance Tube Acoustical Analysis
  • Thermal Conductivity

Quality Control. Our controlled environment conditioning room ensures optimum quality.

Material Evaluation. We have a controlled environment conditioning room to ensure optimum quality. We have laboratory equipment to evaluate:

Capabilities Overview. View and print Capabilities Overview.

  • Weight
  • Thickness
  • Tensile Strength
  • Tear Strength
  • Thermal Stability
  • Wash & Dry Clean Resistance
  • Mullen Burst
  • Flame Resistance
  • Gurley Stiffness Tester
  • pH
  • Chemical Composition
  • Color Matching
  • Fiber Identification
  • Absorbency
  • Permeability