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What is "High Loft" - Definition & Explanation

A term given to a fiber structure that contains more air then fiber. It is a lofty, low-density material that is used in such applications as fiberfill, insulation, etc.
General term for a fiber structure containing more air than fiber. In general, higher loft retains more warmth.

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