Nonwoven Fabrics Technology Online Course & Certificate

Duration:
20 contact hours
Used For:
2 Continuing Education Units
Course and Certificate:
$295


Nonwovens are all around us- from absorbent wipes to landscape materials. This platform of fabric materials, which evolved out of the textile industry, requires no knitting or weaving. These materials are made from long fibers, bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment, and serve markets such as hygiene, medical, filtration, geotextile, and many others.

This course provides an overview of the nonwovens industry, technology platforms, manufacturers, markets and applications, standards, and outlook for the future.

After completing Introduction to Nonwoven Fabrics Technology students will be equipped with a basic understanding of the following:

  • Industry
  • Manufacturers
  • Markets
  • Standards
  • Outlook

 

This course is an intended for students, professionals, and marketing people who are affiliated with the nonwovens industry.

 

 Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments, and 1 final exam. 

Introduction

  • What are nonwovens?
  • Industry overview
  • Process overview
  • Market overview

Spunbond

  • Technology
  • Manufacturers
  • Applications

Meltblown

  • Technology
  • Manufacturers
  • Applications

Spunlace

  • Technology
  • Manufacturers
  • Applications

Carding

  • Technology
  • Manufacturers
  • Applications

Needlepunch

  • Technology
  • Manufacturers
  • Applications

Coating Processes

Composite Structures

Industry Standards and Test Methods

Outlook

 

 

 This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System. 

Course Content