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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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