What is SMS non woven fabric?
May 14, 2022
Spunbond Meltblown Spunbond, commonly known as SMS is a tri laminate non woven fabric. It is made up of a top layer of spunbond polypropylene, a middle layer of meltblown polypropylene and a bottom layer of spunbond polypropylene.
Rayson is now making SMS non woven fabric with roll width 240cm. Color can be customized.
What are the applications for SMS?
Filtration – this is a huge market for SMS and includes surgical face masks, gas and liquid filtration as well as cartridge filters.
Insulation – SMS has wide ranging insulation uses including for example acoustic insulation in dishwashers.
Medical Healthcare and Sanitary products – As SMS can be treated with additional repellents to withstand for example alcohol, oil and blood, this makes it an excellent fabric for the medical industry. Typical uses being surgical drapes, gowns, sterilisation wraps,disposable patient sheets, female sanitary products, nappies and incontinence products.
Charastics of SMS non woven fabric
ANTI-MITE: Fibres having an anti-mite remedy that protects the material from dust mites.
HYDROPHILIC: SMS is generally hydrophobic, but hydrophilic treatment will make it possible for fluids to pass through.
OIL-REPELLENT: The oil-repellent therapy helps repel oil and may be used for programs where it’s needed.
ANTIBACTERIAL: Fibres with antibacterial therapy take care of the material from germs and fungi.