Overview of nonwovens: Definition, Structure, and Creation, Staple-fibre based processes: fibre preparation and web formation, Web bonding processes: Mechanical Thermal, and Chemical, Polymer-extrusion based technologies: Spunbond and Meltblown, Finishing processes: Mechanical and chemical.
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Module 1: Overview of nonwovens
Chapter 1.1: Nonwovens: What are they?
Definitions of nonwovens.
Chapter 1.2: Nonwovens: How do they look like?
Elements of nonwovens, Fibre geometry, Structure of fibrous webs.
Chapter 1.3: Nonwovens: How are they created?
Basic nonwoven processes and their sequences.
Module 2: Staple-fibre based processes
Chapter 2.1: Staple fibre preparation processes
Raw materials, Fibre opening and mixing processes.