The Development of Woven Velours for the Transportation Market
Woven pile fabrics may be found in upholstery, apparel, and industrial applications. This fabric formation technology may produces a variety of pile heights and densities appropriate to the end use.
The development of woven velour fabrics for upholstery has become a specialized competency with few training possibilities outside the machinery manufacturers or in house training at the few companies who hold the experience and expertise.
This research looks at the fundamentals of pile weaving and in particular, the steps in producing a woven velour for the high performance standards of automotive and other transportation upholstery.
This research should be helpful to students, academics and industry as it provides information on the design and manufacturing processes in the US market providing examples for technical specifications and simulations.