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Manufacturing Capabilities

Manufacturing Capabilities - 100 Years of Combined Experience & Expertise

Over 100 years of industrial felt die-cutting experience with continuous upgraded tooling and machining. From small thin-walled washers to over 7 ft. diameter, 2" thick pads, AETNA can fabricate the parts you require. Material, fiber composition, surface finishes and construction can make a difference in how a part performs. AETNA's knowledgeable customer service staff can help you find the best materials for the job. Our extensive facilities include:

  • Winders
  • Slitters
  • Punch Presses
  • Beam Presses
  • Rotary Presses
  • Automatic Traveling Head Presses
  • Heat Sealers
  • Foil Stampers
  • Perforators
  • Programmable Sewing Machines
  • Clickers
  • Skivers
  • Auto Baggers
  • Automatic Guillotine Knives
  • CAD/CAM Facilities
  • SPC Processes
  • Pressure Sensitive Coating Line
  • Custom Machines and Presses
  • Spooling
  • Bevel Cutting


CAD/CAM Facility

Cutting of Wool Felt, Synthetic Felt, Cork, Rubber, Woven and Nonwoven FabricsPrecision Reciprocating Blade Cutting
  • Eliminates most die costs
  • Instant prototype capability
  • Up to 86" width
  • 100% pattern accuracy
  • Multiple layer cutting
  • High volume means lower cost
  • Wool Felt, Synthetic Felt, Cork, Rubber, Woven and Nonwoven Fabrics
Adhesive coating of pressure sensitive felt
Aetna Felt's coater/laminator applies hot melt, pressure sensitive adhesive to various materials in web widths from 18 to 60 inches. The line is available for pilot or production runs using Aetna 's or the customer's material.