Non-Woven Fabrics Versus
Disposable & Non-Woven Fabrics For the Medical Industry
Non woven fabrics (Melt-Blown, SMS, SMMS, SS) play a vital role in the medical sector. From surgical gowns, masks and other wearable products to surgical drapes, pads, dressings andfiltration materials, they are everywhere.
Most medical non woven products are disposable, single use items that have the advantage of sterilization or cleaning for reuse. Some can also provide the required function over a limited period of time.
With the latest medical technologies, doctors and state-of-art hospitals are now using non woven fabrics as standard, which are not only economical and eco-friendly but disposable and fresh to use.
Features and benefits:
- Reduction of risk from microbes that cause disease
- Soft on skin
- Air permeability
- Can be sanitised
- Easy to stitch
3P non woven fabrics uses fabrics made from cutting edge manufacturing processes. Our medical nonwovens can be needlepunched, hydro-entangled, spunbonded, meltblown or thermally bonded to meet your demands.
Bi-component splittable or fibrillated fibres, nanotechnology and fibre modification also play important roles in some recent developments, with many involving ltration and barrier technologies. Nanofibres are becoming very popular for medical textiles used to filter viruses and bacteria.
Surgical drapes and covers
Surgical scrub suits
BS EN 1149-5:2018
Material performance and
BS EN 149:2001+A1:2009
Respiratory protective devices. Filtering half masks to protect against particles. Requirements, testing, marking.
BS EN 14126:2003
Performance requirements and tests methods for protective clothing against infective agents
BS EN 13795-1:2019
Surgical clothing and drapes. Requirements and test methods. Surgical drapes and gowns