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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 type of decorative weave in which a pile is formed by additional warp or filling yarns interlaced in such a way that loops are formed on the surface or face of the fabric. The loops may be left...
An unintentional fold in a fabric that may be introduced at some stage in processing and that is not readily removed by those means normally available to a garment maker, e.g. steam pressing. (See...
The generic name given to a new family of cellulosic fibres and yarns that have been produced by solvent spinning. The process is widely regarded as being environmentally-friendly, and the product...
Linters are the short fibers left on the cotton seed after the longer fibers have been removed. Although the fibers are too short for spinning or cloth making, they are useful in paper pulp. The...
A metal nozzle type device with very fine holes used in the spinning process of manufactured fibers. The spinning solution is forced or extruded through the small holes to form continuous filament...

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