The C-522 Gas Permeameter, developed by Porous Materials Inc. measures pressure difference and flow rates in the ranges recommended by ASTM. Resistance characteristics are computed from measured values. A number of characteristics of the acousti… Read More »
Ithaca, NY-based Porous Materials, Inc., has introduced its Liquid Extrusion Porosimeter. It is reportedly the only instrument able to determine pore volume without using mercury or any other toxic material and measure liquid permeability. Low pressu… Read More »
Converting companies are an integral of the nonwovens supply chain. For all of the advantages the industry’s products provide, a lot has to happen prior to their end use. Nonwovens need to be cut into a variety of shapes and sizes, scaled down… Read More »
If you think applications for nonwovens have already reached a plateau, think again. Nonwovens' newest role: getting rid of bed bugs.
Bed bugs, which were considered eradicated about 50 years ago, are back with a vengeance. Almost daily there… Read More »
Fueled by busy homeowners willing to pay more for convenience, the evolution of the household cleaning products has meant less human contact with cleaning than ever before. But will consumers continue to shell out cash for gadgets when a regular spray bottle will do the trick? Read More »