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What is "Spunmelt" - Definition & Explanation

A nonwoven structure made by extruding molten polymer through spinnerets to form fibres. Spunmelt processes are used in the manufacture of spunbond nonwovens, meltblown nonwovens and combinations of the two.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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