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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:

Piece of scrap material sewn to the cover were additional length is needed to fasten to the frame. This is used in areas that will not be seen in use of the completed piece. Used to provide...
Dyeing under pressure higher than atmospheric pressure with the object of raising the temperature of the dye liquor above its normal boiling point. NOTE: The term "pressure dyeing" in this...
A tough medium to heavyweight coarsely woven plain weave fabric, usually made of a cotton or cotton/poly blend. Lower grades of the unfinished fabric are used for such industrial purposes as bags,...
The tendency of a yarn to become fuller-looking when wetted and dried under certain conditions. In practice, the overall yarn diameter increases slightly-resulting in a "halo effect" or softer...
Jockstraps, also known as athletic supporters, are men's undergarments for use in sports and other activities. The typical jockstrap consists of an elastic waistband with a support pouch for the...

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