Notice: Undefined variable: string in /home/tby052ryc50v/public_html/wp-content/plugins/code-snippets/php/snippet-ops.php(469) : eval()'d code on line 194

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.

Search Terms A-Z

  • FIND ALPHABETICALLY
  • FIND BY CATEGORY
ABCDEFGHIKLMNOPQRSTUVW
AEROSOL

Small particles, solid, semi-solid or liquid, suspended in the air. The diameter of the particles may vary from 100 microns down to 0.02 microns Examples are dust, smoke and fog.

References for this information:

Inda

Categories: Additive, Sprays
ANTIOXIDANT

An additive that retards the deterioration of a material’s functional and aesthetic properties by reaction with the oxygen in the air.

References for this information:

Inda Edana

Categories: Additive, Coatings, Sprays
DOP

Dioctylphthalate (diethyhexyphospate) is a viscous liquid that is heated into an aerosol in the critical particle range to challenge a filter. The aerosol’s presence upstream of the filter and downstream are measured to determine the media’s efficiency. DOP is used to measure HEPA and ULPA media performance.

Categories: Miscellaneous, Sprays
FOG

An aerosol of fine liquid or semi-solid droplets in a gas.

References for this information:

Inda

Categories: Chemicals, Sprays