A new dispersible moist wipe from wetlaid/spunlace nonwoven: Development and characterization

@article{Zhang2019AND,
  title={A new dispersible moist wipe from wetlaid/spunlace nonwoven: Development and characterization},
  author={Yinjiang Zhang and Chao Deng and Yuxiao Wang and Chen Jia Huang and Yi Zhao and Xiangyu Jin},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Textiles},
  year={2019},
  volume={48},
  pages={1136 - 1150}
}
Wood pulp/Danufil nonwovens have been prepared by wetlaid/spunlace method as a potential and new dispersible moist wipes. To verify the potential applications of the wetlaid/spunlace nonwovens, this study investigated the wet strength, softness/smoothness, and dispersibility of wetlaid/spunlace nonwovens with different Danufil contents and length-to-diameter ratios. Meanwhile, these properties were compared with three other types of commonly-used dispersible moist wipes. The results show that… Expand

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