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wad·ding

(wahd'ing),
1. Carded cotton or wool in sheets, used for surgical dressing.
2. Fibrous material used in packing a firearm shell, often found in gunshot wounds inflicted at close range.
A disc of material—formerly fibre and paper, now plastic and cardboard—used in guns—most commonly in shotguns—to seal gas behind a projectile or to separate powder from shot

wad·ding

(wahd'ing)
Carded cotton or wool in sheets, used for surgical dressing.
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With an annual nonwovens capacity of 181,000 square meters, the company utilizes various production technologies, including spunbond, spunlaced, thermal bonding, resin bonding, needlepunching, calendering and carding to produce nonwoven fabrics, waddings and felts for apparel, furniture, filter, thermal and acoustic insulation, engineering, automotive, synthetic leather, footwear, outdoor fabrics, waterproof membranes, geotextiles and sanitary applications.
In addition to raw cotton in bleached and extra cleaned versions, Edward Hall also produced bleached comber noil and cotton wastes for surgical and healthcare applications as well as waddings, quilts and pillows.
Korea Vilene produces interlinings, waddings, filtration and automotive products, hygiene materials, synthetic leather substrates and polyester dope dyed fibers.
Development of disposable diapers as we know them today have their origins in Sweden in 1936, where, using the newly available unbleached, highly creped tissue paper known as cellulose waddings, the first attempts were made to provide a disposable absorbent product for use as an underpad in hospitals.
Orlandi also manufactures carded and needlepunched nonwovens; additional markets are baby and household wipes, synthetic leather for the shoe industry and highloft waddings.