Brown Douglas Brown

President, Biax-Fiberfilm Corporation

Douglas B. Brown, President of Biax Fiberfilm, has served within the nonwoven industry for the past 28 years. Doug completed his tutelage under Dr. Eckhard Schwarz, the founder of Biax Fiberfilm. His many accomplishments are noted in the nonwoven industry for his design, manufacturing and process expertise of Biax meltblown/Spun-blown® systems and stretching equipment. An estimated 100 Million + pounds are processed annually on Biax equipment. His drive and determination, coupled with his extensive research and development, have lead Biax Fiberfilm to become a recognized supplier for the nonwoven industry throughout the world. Doug was chosen to serve on the Board of Directors for INDA in 2008 and continues to serve on various committees associated with INDA and as an industrial advisor to students at NCSU.

Tuesday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3D Nonwoven Structures

High Recovery with "Neat" Polypropylene Spun-blown® Fibers

"NEAT" Polypropylene Meltblown webs made with conventional Meltblown technology or older Schwarz technology can make High loft at the collector but it loses 80% of its recovery when wound up. This poses a problem for sound deadening and Thermal insulations as the properties you created are gone after wind up. A novel approach to making a High Loft, high Recovery Spun-blown® Polypropylene will be discussed.


Technical Textiles
Technical Textiles