What are non-woven fabrics used for?


There are many uses of non-woven The most basic use is […]

There are many uses of non-woven
The most basic use is clothing. Thermo insulation properties of non woven are high because of pores and more surface area also. Due to pores, air can be entrapped and thus give more thermal insulation.
Non woven are also used in various other applications like automotive( wall liners, flooring, seat belts, seats etc) , acoustic textiles, hygiene purposes, hospitals( wound dressings and nursing gowns ), filter fabrics and even geotextiles used in agriculture, reinforced plastics, medical textiles( bandages ).


KNITS:-In knitted fabrics, only one yarn is looped again to produce a braided looking fabric.
WOVEN:- In woven fabrics, two or multiple yarns are interlaced at right angles form a fabric.
NON-WOVEN:-In non-woven fabric there are yarns are fused chemically or mechanically.
KNITS:- Knitted fabrics, can be easily stretched along its width very less on the length. And if you stretch it too much it may lose its shape.
WOVEN:- Woven fabrics, has almost no stretchability along its width but slight stretch along its length.
NON-WOVEN:- Non-woven fabrics are stretchable if they designed to be stretchable.
KNITS:- Knitted fabric if balledg= up will always return to its shape and smoothness after some time.
WOVEN:- Woven fabrics when balled up will just wrinkle up badly and not return to its original shape until ironed properly
NON-WOVEN:- Non-woven fabrics don't wrinkle.
KNITS:- The edges of knitted fabric tend to bend so manufactures put glue or starch on lengthwise of the fabric to prevent it.
WOVEN:- Woven fabrics have edges that are locked with selvage widthwise on the fabric so they tend to fray lengthwise.
NON-WOVEN:-Non-woven as the yarns are fused they don't fray at edges.

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