INTRODUCTION TO FLOCKED YARN
Flocked yarn has a velvet appearance, with soft touch, high comfort, excellent moisture management and is able to absorb and reduce friction. Applications are countless. Components of flocked yarn are the flock, a carrier yarn and a layer of adhesive material, which let perpendiculary fix the flock fibers, through the technology of electrostatic flocking.
Main application field of flocked yarn is the automotive market. Textiles woven with flocked yarn are used as covers of car seats.
Electrical movements of internal parts of cars, like seats or sun roofs, are managed by flexible shafts, where flocked yarn is applied for silencing purpose.