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Preparing Cotton, Web Forming and Bonding Methods for Cotton Nonwovens

H. Charles Allen, Jr.


To produce nonwoven fabrics from staple fibers a web of fibers must be formed. The web forming processes used for producing webs of cotton fibers will be discussed. To produce nonwoven fabrics, fiber webs are bonded together to impart strength. The bonding techniques that cotton lends itself to will be covered. Properties and uses of cotton nonwoven fabrics produced by the various bonding methods will be discussed.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the 1998 Beltwide Cotton Conferences pp. 751 - 758
©National Cotton Council, Memphis TN

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