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Meltblown Technology Short Course

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The Meltblown Technology Short Course combines classroom learning with hands-on activities in NWI's state-of-the-art fabrication and testing labs to provide attendees a fundamental understanding of the process of forming meltblown webs. The course focuses on the importance of controlling structure-property-process relationships to optimize meltblown materials to meet the requirements of the application. Upon completing the…

Spunbond Technology Short Course

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The Spunbond Technology Short Course combines classroom learning with hands-on activities in NWI's state-of-the-art fabrication and testing labs to provide attendees a fundamental understanding of the process of forming spunbond webs. Upon completing the course, attendees will have a comprehensive grasp on spunbond nonwoven production processes, including raw material selection, basic science knowledge, testing, and…

Intermediate Nonwovens Short Course – April 2024

INDA & The Nonwovens Institute 1100 Crescent Green, Suite 115 & 1010 Main Campus Drive, Cary, NC & Raleigh, NC, United States

The Intermediate Nonwovens Short Course provides attendees with a generalized overview of nonwoven production processes and end-product applications. The course covers the fundamental chemical and physical make up of nonwovens, the properties of materials used in making nonwovens, and the manufacturing processes used to produce nonwovens. This course offers a balance of in-the-classroom learning at…

NWI Industrial Advisory Board Meeting – Spring 2024

The Hunt Library 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Nonwovens Institute's semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting is a members-only forum for a candid discussion of the economic and scientific significance of NWI’s current and prospective research initiatives. The IAB also provides a venue where student, faculty and industry researchers can remain apprised of emerging challenges and opportunities facing the nonwovens industry. The…

Nonwoven Fabric Property Development and Characterization Short Course

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The Nonwoven Fabric Property Development and Characterization Short Course provides attendees a fundamental understanding of polymer properties, fiber properties, fabric properties and product-specific properties, with a product exemplar to show how each of these properties influence success in a real-world scenario. This course is designed to be accessible and valuable to both those who are…

Fiber and Filament Extrusion Fundamentals Short Course

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The Fiber and Filament Extrusion Fundamentals Short Course provides attendees a fundamental understanding of the critical variables and process parameters required to optimize extrusion processes for meltblown, spunbond and carded staple-fiber nonwovens. This course is designed to be accessible and valuable to both those who are new to the field and/or come from a non-technical…

RISE® – the Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics conference – 2024

Talley Student Union 2610 Cates Avenue, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) and North Carolina State University are proud to once again host RISE® – the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics conference – in collaboration with INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, October 1-2, 2024. Attendees will experience a full two days of insights into nonwovens innovation and experience NWI’s…

Intermediate Nonwovens Short Course – October 2024

INDA & The Nonwovens Institute 1100 Crescent Green, Suite 115 & 1010 Main Campus Drive, Cary, NC & Raleigh, NC, United States

The Intermediate Nonwovens Short Course provides attendees with a generalized overview of nonwoven production processes and end-product applications. The course covers the fundamental chemical and physical make up of nonwovens, the properties of materials used in making nonwovens, and the manufacturing processes used to produce nonwovens. This course offers a balance of in-the-classroom learning at…

NWI Industrial Advisory Board Meeting – Fall 2024

The Hunt Library 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Nonwovens Institute’s semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting is a members-only forum for a candid discussion of the economic and scientific significance of NWI’s current and prospective research initiatives. The IAB also provides a venue where student, faculty and industry researchers can remain apprised of emerging challenges and opportunities facing the nonwovens industry. The…