Note that this course is also offered online. More info, visit this page
If you are asking yourself questions such as:
"What is the difference between spunlaid and spunlace?"
"Is drylaid the same as carding?"
"Where can I get a simple and clear explanation of the various technologies?"
"Which materials can be used to manufacture sustainable nonwovens?"
then you should consider taking this 3-day course.
This course offers:
The presence of a large range of samples, raw materials, nonwovens and finished products adds to the interactive nature of the course.
The sessions are designed to strengthen the understanding and the technical knowledge of any professional of the nonwovens industry involved with producers, suppliers, converters and retailers.
"Hi, I am Marines, Scientific & Technical Director at EDANA and your tutor for this course.
I'll be more than happy to welcome you on my course. I have at heart to make this experience enjoyable and instructive. You will be encouraged to participate, interact and think as a team. It is also a good chance for you to make contacts with other players in the industry.
Welcome from EDANA, introductions of tutors and delegates
Definition and applications of Nonwovens, review of the overall programme
Overview of background, process concepts and recent developments
Carding and long fibre airlaid, including fibre characterisation and fibre opening
Development of wetlaid nonwovens from paper technology, comparison with short fibre airlaid
Evaluation of the principal concepts of spunlaid, meltblown, and submicron spinning
This get-together dinner is offered by EDANA
Overview of background, process concepts and developments in bonding technologies
Winding, slitting, post treatments
Overview of fibres and fibre classification, properties of different fibres
Choice of fibres in relation to product characteristics
Introduction of different polymers used for ‘in situ’ fibre production
Additives for special properties
Introduction of the Nonwoven Standard Procedures (NWSP)
Presentation of the latest available EDANA Statistics
Analyse a nonwoven based product
Visit to CETI (Centre Européens des Textiles Innovants) in Roubaix (France)
The visit will allow the participants to actually see most of the concepts which have been explained during the course
Arrival at Brussels Airport around 16.30 hrs
Arrival at EDANA offices around 17.00 hrs
Marines Lagemaat is the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Director for EDANA, the international Association representing the nonwoven and related industries, a position he has held since September 2014.
Based in Brussels, Marines is responsible for managing the internal and external activities related to scientific and technical affairs in order to support the nonwoven industry, in all its applications: personal and household hygiene, medical protection, filtration, automotive, and construction. In this role he’s involved in the development and implementation of standards and their related test methods that serve as a reference for the industry and for fair trade. In addition, Marines manages various training and education programmes designed to provide technical and application-oriented support. Marines is of Dutch nationality.
Olivier holds a Master’s degree in Material Sciences and started his career as R&D Project Manager & Process Engineer at Rieter / Andritz Perfojet in Grenoble, France. Amongst his responsibilities were the management of the Spunlaid & Meltblown Technical Center, and the start-up and optimisation of industrial lines worldwide. Olivier also was R&D Project Manager for hydroentanglement.
After 10 years, Olivier became Consultant Nonwoven Process Expert at RH Solutions, now supervising the start-up of new spunbond and spunlace lines and bringing his support for production in US, Europe, Asia. Olivier also supervises R&D projects of new applications in nonwovens and brings his process expertise on various process issues on spunbond and spunlace lines.
On top of his technical activities, he is offering training and sales support to the nonwovens industry.
The fee includes comprehensive delegate notes, a glossary of terms, samples, visit of pilot lines in Lille, lunches, one evening meal and coffees.
Note : According to Article 21 §3,3° of the Belgian VAT Code and to Articles 53 and 54 of the Directive 2006/112/EC, access to scientific and educational events for taxable persons is subject to VAT in the country where the event takes place (specific rule).
The course will take place at EDANA, 46 Avenue Herrmann-Debroux, 1160 Brussels, Belgium if a minimum of 10 participants is reached and if the sanitary situation allows. If these conditions are not met, the course will take place online.
Both technical and marketing persons will benefit from attending this course. As they are likely to be involved with producers, suppliers, converters and retailers within the industry.
The course language is English. The tutor will speak clearly and make extensive use of visual aids, videos and samples. Active participation is encouraged from all delegates.
A certificate of participation is available on request.
EDANA has reserved a number of single rooms at the NH Collection Brussels Centre at a special rate of about € 175 per night, including breakfast. In order to receive this special rate, an hotel booking form will be provided to you once we have received your registration for the course.
Discover what participants think about the course:
"The wide Variety of nonwovens and the practical part, the CETI site tour"
"To have now a better overview and understanding about nonwovens"
"As new to the NW business I now have a clear view on the different production processes. Is real added value to my job as I'm in contact with non-woven suppliers"
"Understanding for the different nonwovens techniques and when they can be interesting to use"
"Understanding better my business. Increasing my knowledge, though realizing that still there is much more to learn"
"To understand the important techniques of web formation/consolidation/finish for the own applications, supplier discussions, improvements or performance relationship"
"It gave me a lot of knowledge about nonwovens. And the possibility to do an additional course in the future"
"The whole production processes. My expectation was to have an overview about the method to make NW and that was presented in a good manner"
"My key learning of the training was to get a closer look in the manufacturing process of different Nonwovens. For me, as a rookie, the systematical overview was necessary"
"Going to CETI and looking at the machines and getting a better understanding of the process"
"To be able to identify competitor’s material"
"Nonwoven materials are very key raw materials for our products. In order to conduct different projects with the suppliers it would be quite helpful to learn the key points of the techniques and used areas"
"Samples and handouts to look it after if in the office want to have someone more information"
"Production methods and it's advantages/disadvantages"
"More detail knowledge in future conversations with customers"
"Better knowledge about nonwovens field and opportunities out of our business. Networking to be aware about the trend and future tendencies of our own field "
"The wetlaid, airlaid, production and their bonding techniques"
"To strengthen my knowledge, as I have no background in nonwovens or textile. I have learned a lot"
"Knowledge gain beyond my area of responsibility and the networking"
"Getting an overview about nonwovens to talk to customers on same level"
"Being more or less able to distinguish between all types of nonwovens"
"Broad overview of the industry and relevant factors, know where to look at for information"
"Good network, interesting handouts and takeaways and global understanding of nonwovens world and applications"