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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

a) The second of the three basic motions in weaving, in which the weft is passed through the warp shed. b) The rectification of the face and the back of a carpet after manufacture, including...
A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
The number of warp ends and picks per inch in a woven fabric. If a cloth is 68 X 72, it means there are 68 ends and 72 picks per inch in a woven fabric. A cloth that has the same number of ends and...
a) Article A fault that reduces the ability of the article to perform its intended function or, if it were to appear in a prominent position in the article, would readily be seen and objected to by...
Fold of fabric, folded back upon itself so that the pleat is comprised of three layers; occurs vertically only. Pleats may be partially stitched or pressed down. Kinds of pleats include: knife...

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