A sure stead way to get the product information you need fast Just try a search on your computer, phone or tablet for “felt”. You will mostly be driven towards coloured or craft felts of various qualities, which will mostly be man-made fibres and in the majority of cases will be retail outlets. You may
Felt can be made from Wool, Viscose, Polyester, Polypropylene, Recycled PET, Kevlar, Nylon or Cotton. MYTH…. Felt is used as a Noun that describes a fabric but is also derived from a Verb that describes a process. FELTING. Only wool (mainly from sheep) can be felted. To FELT is the description of a process
Although wool fibres are not hollow, they readily absorb up to 1/3rd of their weight in moisture/liquids. Wool can readily move liquids through its volume from high concentration areas to lower concentration areas, commonly known as “wicking”. Wool, like many other textiles is an excellent sound and vibration absorber Wool has an ignition limit
What is so special about wool, that for centuries we have integrated it into our lives in such a big way? Obtained mainly from sheep, wool can also be harvested from goats as Cashmere and Mohair and even from specially bred rabbits as Angora. From our perspective we deal only with sheep wool and
Basic Stuff What is Felt ? (this is the boring technical version) “Felt is a textile structure composed entirely of fibres physically interlocked and consolidated by the utilisation of mechanical work, chemical action, heat and moisture, without the use of weaving, knitting, stitching, thermal bonding or adhesives.” Wow! that was a mouthful to say the
We are pleased to advise that discounted products have been added to our online shop. Please note that these items are only available for online sale and not for e-mailed or telephone orders. Minimum orders may apply but great savings can be made on genuine 1st quality product that is surplus to our requirements.
The whole team at British Felt are pleased to announce their new quality status for the Company. In September 2016 we gained accreditation to the new ISO Standard ISO9001:2015. A major upgrade from the 2008 standard and a complete reinvention of the way the whole Company approached quality within the business. This further demonstrates our