The use of felt

 
 
 
 
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Felt application

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.

Packaging

Felt can be utilised in different densities for packaging and wrapping, and it can be used for anything from filling empty space to providing highly effective absorption and suspension. 

Sealing

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

Polishing

Wool felt can be used for polishing, semi-glossing, and removing scratches from metal and plastic surfaces, or marble, granite, and glass products.

Insulation

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

Anti-vibration

The fibre and elastic structure of felt results in the absorption of vibrations. 

Noise control

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

Lubrication

Wool felt has a porous structure and built-in capillary channels, which improves its absorbability and enhances the transfer of liquids. These absorbed liquids are slowly released through felt, serving as an efficient lubrication agent.

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.

Design and Decoration

On top of the standard utilisations of felt, it is an ideal material for various decoration and design purposes, due to its unique qualities, brilliant colours, and elegant appearance.