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What is "Broadloom" - Definition & Explanation

Term generally refers to carpet – rather than apparel fabrics – that are tuffed or woven wider than 54 inches. Most broadloom carpet today is widths of 6, 9, 12, 15, or 18 feet.
A term used to denote carpet produced in widths wider than six feet. Broadloom is usually twelve feet wide.

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