Five examples of felt application

- Dec 21, 2018-

Felt has a wide scope of application in almost all existing industries. Some examples of felt application are divided according to the following points:


Squeak Prevention

Its elastic structure makes felt an ideal material for the prevention of squeaking and whistling due to the friction of materials.

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Sealing

Elasticity is an inherent quality of wool fibres, enabling wool felt to be used as an excellent gasket material.

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Insulation

Wool fibres and felt process naturally keep the heat and absorb liquids. 

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Noise control

Felt reduces sound transfer, absorbs noise, and is also used as a functional and decorative sound barrier. 

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Filtering

The porous quality of felt is exceptionally suited to absorb and prevent undesirable particles, like dust or carbon, etc. Felt is also capable of long-term resistance against the influence of water, oil, and other chemicals. Qualities like elasticity and durability enable wool felt to be used as “pressing mat – padding” in steel operation centres during scission and cutting. During this activity, felt also helps to clean and remove impurities from the steel roller.

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