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[2-Minute Tutorial] Meltblown Technology Primer

The Nonwovens Institute's Meltblown Lab
The Nonwovens Institute will host the latest edition of the Meltblown Technology Short Course Feb. 27-29, 2024. The following tutorial is based on a segment of material that will be covered during this course.

The following tutorial on meltblown nonwovens provides a brief overview of the production process, common applications, and material structure and performance characteristics. It is based on a segment of the upcoming Meltblown Technology Short Course, which will be presented Feb. 27-29, 2024, at The Nonwovens Institute (NWI).

“The Meltblown Technology Short Course provides attendees a fundamental understanding of the process of forming meltblown webs and offers guidance on how to control structure-property-process relationships to optimize meltblown materials based on the requirements of the application,” said Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., executive director of NWI.

Presented in partnership with INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, this course combines classroom learning with hands-on activities in NWI’s state-of-the-art nonwoven fabrication and testing labs.

Featured Topics Include:

  • A primer on nonwoven markets and applications for meltblown technology
  • An in-depth understanding of polymer characterization and meltblown web formation
  • Discussion of composites and coforms
  • Discussion of web uniformity and inspection
  • Discussion of product evaluation and testing
  • Discussion of process variables and hands-on activities in NWI’s world-class Meltblown Lab
  • Cost modeling for various meltblown process scenarios

“The topics of the training and technical information were excellent. All speakers were very prepared and always available to interact with the class and answer our questions.” – Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Global Manufacturer of Filtration Solutions for Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy, and Mobility

Are you interested in attending the Meltblown Technology Short Course?