Under the new crown epidemic situation, the supply of masks produced by china nonwoven fabric machine is in short supply. Is it made of non-woven fabric? What exactly is nonwovens?
Nonwovens can be used to make masks. But not all masks are made of nonwovens. Non-woven fabrics are also called non-woven fabrics, that is, fabrics that are not woven or woven. It is not traditionally interwoven and braided by yarns one by one. Rather, it is a fabric formed by physically bonding fibers together.
The raw material of nonwoven fabric mainly comes from PE and PP, which are by-products of petroleum refining. After high temperature melting and spraying. We get short fibers or filaments, which are oriented or randomly arranged and bonded to form sheets, nets or wadding mats.
Carding fibers → fiber forming → web fixing → heat treatment → final finishing
Raw materials required for nonwoven production:
Mainly polypropylene PP, polyester PET. In addition, there are nylon PA, viscose fiber, acrylic fiber, ethylene fiber HDPE, polyvinyl fiber pvc.