Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Warp Pile

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12676

The extra set of warp yarns that forms the surface in a double-woven pile fabric, including types such as velvet and velour. Upholstery fabrics such as mohair, plush, and friezé are produced by this method. Also See  Pile and  Velvet Fabric.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA