How to Choose Non-woven Fabric
- solution of non-woven fabric selecting
This page offers Non-woven Fabric choosing tips including color, width, thickness, flatness, price, quality as well as light transmittance.
Based on the easy method of producing, low cost and multi-usage, Non-woven fabric industry developed so fast these years. It is becoming popular in the fields of packaging, beauty as well as medical industry.
There are many non-woven fabric manufactures focused on different product. It is not easy to make clear which product to be selected when you buy non-woven fabric.
This article provides the best solution for choosing non-woven fabric.
The photo covers image of several kinds of non-woven fabric.
- Section : Tips
- Key Word : how to choose non-woven fabric
- Author : Jasper
- Industry : Non Woven Fabric
Make Clear Usage
You are suggested to make clear the usage of non-woven fabric before buying.
Manufacture produce different non-woven fabric for each industry, based on appropriate standards and certification. The first step is announcing your industry when you getting in touch with a non-woven fabric manufacture.
Most manufactures produce non-woven fabric for the following industies :
- cloth making,
- home textile (furniture),
Many factory only produce one of the above non-woven fabric, which help you to narrow down the selection.
Communicate Color and Width
Non-woven fabric can be colored as you wish. But each manufacture provides different color car (color standard). You should see the color card or non-woven color sample before ordering.
Width can be tailored according to your request. It is necessary to communicate this with your supplier or manufacture before reservation.
Quality and Price
Quality and price is a set of unavoidable contradictions.
The non-woven fabric with high quality leads to expensive buying; but it is not a good idea to just purchase cheap product. Finding the best balance between price and quality is the solution of choosing non-woven fabric.
With developing of non-woven fabric producing skill, it is not hard to produce high quality non-woven fabric. Just talk about price before knowing the quality is useless. You are suggested to select a manufacture with a reasonable price after looking through the introduction and photo on Internet. Then you can contact them to ask for some sample, which is easy and won't spend your much money.
Uniform thickness is an essential feature of nice non-woven fabric. When you use the non-woven fabric, the flatness is the basis of your well completed job, no mater you use it for packaging or beauty.
It is easy to judge the flatness of non-woven fabric when you spread it on a table. Just give up the product if the flatness not well did.
Uniform light transmission is another feature of good non-woven fabric. It makes your product made in non-woven fabric more decent and beautiful.
You can hold a piece of non-woven fabric against a light, which make it easy to judge the light transmittance.
When you choose non-woven fabric from two similar product, one is shiny, another one is not, which one should be choose ?
Common non-woven fabric is made in PP, the cloth made in it is shiny; another one should be made in recycled material(RPET).
Recycled material is helpful in protecting the planet. It is a good choice if RPET is acceptable, but you should ask for a better price than non-woven fabric made in PP.
Getting this skill encourage you to choose non-woven fabric base don RPET to protect the earth, at the same time, this is a good way to save much money.
The non-woven fabric usage decides the thickness request. Some manufacture call thickness as weight of one square meter. For example, most medical industry needs thinner non-woven fabric; while gardening needs thick one.
You are suggested to make clear the thickness you need before placing an order.
Choose Non-woven Fabric by Burning
The last method of choosing non-woven fabric is burning it. The burning residue is different when the non-woven fabric made in different material. Such as cupro or cotton fiber leaves small and flat residues, nylon fiber leaves hard pale brown transparent beads, etc. But you are not suggested to choose it when the burning residue covers dust particles.
Local or Global
With developing of Internet and transportation, it is easy to buy product from the whole world. Some foreign factories even offers lower price with better quality than local stores or dealers. Contact both local and global manufactures if you need a big batch of non-woven fabric. You will have decision soon after compare their price and quality.