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The Glossary

Glossary of Nonwoven Terms

For more extensive definitions and information, please see the INDA and EDANA glossaries, located at the end of this page.

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ASHRAE

The acronym for American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers. Most air and liquid filter manufacturers in the United States use the ASHRAE test methods.

References for this information:

Inda

Categories: Liquids, Miscellaneous, Organizations
ASTM

The acronym for American Society for Testing and Materials International. ASTM standards are used for a variety of nonwoven testing and specifications.

References for this information:

Inda

Categories: Miscellaneous, Nonwovens, Organizations
CONVERTER

An organization that manufactures finished products from fabrics supplied in rolls; or provides intermediate processing steps such as slitting, dyeing and printing.

References for this information:

Inda Edana

Categories: Miscellaneous, Organizations