Flocking fabric definition and characteristics analysis

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What kind of fabric is flocking?

Flocked fabric is the so-called flocked fabric, which is made of various types of fabric as the backing, planted with nylon fluff or viscose fluff on the front, and then processed by baking and washing, which is rich in fluff, soft to the touch, bright color, and chic style, and has won the favor of consumers.

Recently debuted flocked fabrics are printed, color grid, wicker, and other kinds of varieties of more than 80 kinds. The width of the fabric is mainly 150cm, and the market price is very high and low, with a high of 2.8 USD/m and a low of 1.2-1.5 USD/m.

This fabric is widely used, it is not only the ideal fabric for making winter ladies’ suits, skirts, and children’s clothes but also widely used in the field of home textiles, mainly used for sofas, cushions, cushions, and other clothes at present.

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Knitted flocked fabric can also be used to make scarves, it is important to keep warm, middle-aged and elderly women are happy to enjoy, although the amount of fabric used per article is lower than clothing, the demand is wide, men, women, and children can enjoy.

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In the future, as the flocking process is improved and updated, flocked decorative fabrics will definitely have great potential. It is expected that after the weather turns cold, the sales prospect of flocked fabrics is promising.

Easy stain removal and de-static flocking fabric

According to the different flocking products, choose the appropriate flocking method, generally divided into three kinds.

1、Flocking machine assembly line type flocking.

The flocking line can realize the fully automatic completion of gluing, flocking, drying, and removal of floating flock from the items, such as flocking cloth, leather, paper, non-woven fabric, PVC, plastic-absorbing sheet, sponge, various crafts, toys, car plastic parts, storage boxes, car sealing tape, trim, plastic-absorbing box, cardboard, calendars, couplets, New Year paintings, packaging gift box flocking printing.

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2、Box type flocking.

Make flocking box according to the size and shape of the flocked products, place the flock in the box, connect the power supply, so that a high-voltage electric field is formed in the flocking box, and the flocked products are sent into the box from one end of the flocking box, and after three to five seconds, the flocked products are removed from the other end of the box after the flocking is finished, and dried or air-dried to be the finished products.

3、Nozzle type flocking.

Connect to the power supply, through the flocking machine-generated tens of thousands of volts of high-voltage electrostatic output to the nozzle, the nozzle in the flock with a negative charge, and then sprayed on the surface of the planted body adhesive, move the nozzle close to the flocked object, the flock under the action of the high-voltage electric field from the nozzle to the surface of the flocked object, planted in a vertical shape on the surface of the object coated with adhesive.

Advantages of flocked fabrics

1, strong three-dimensional sense, bright colors, soft touch, luxury and noble, gorgeous and warm, realistic image, non-toxic and tasteless, heat preservation and moisture-proof, friction-resistant, flat, and gap-free.

2, flocking fabric breathability, firmness is particularly good, commonly used in home decorative fabric (sofa, stool, cushion, etc.) bedding, etc.

3, flocked fabrics are particularly strong in dust absorption.

4, flocked fabric plush, soft-touch, bright color, chic style, won the favor of consumers.

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The difference between flocking and oxford cloth

1、The method of fixing short fiber (length is generally 0.03 – 0.5cm) vertically on the substrate coated with adhesive is called flocking. Oxford cloth is a new type of fabric with various functions and a wide range of uses, and there are mainly varieties in the market such as set grid, full elasticity, nylon, and tiger.

2、The principle of flocking is to make use of the physical property that charges are repulsive to each other and attract each other so that the flock is negatively charged. When the object to be flocked is placed under zero potential or grounded condition, the flock is attracted by the plant body with different potentials and accelerates vertically to the surface of the object to be flocked.

3, flocking features: strong three-dimensional sense, bright colors, soft touch, luxurious and noble, gorgeous and warm, realistic image, non-toxic and tasteless, heat preservation and moisture-proof, no flocking, friction resistance, flat and gapless. Oxford cloth has the advantages of a soft hand, drape, novel style, good waterproof performance, etc., cloth mask nylon silk luster sensory effect, and soft color, cloth body soft, breathable, comfortable to wear, easy to wash and quick dry, mostly used as shirts, sportswear, and pajamas, etc.

How should I wash flocked clothes?

1、When cleaning flocked cloth clothing should be separated from other clothes, and the soaking time should not be too long, and the detergent and solution should be evenly mixed, and then the clothes should be soaked, otherwise it will make the clothes fade unevenly.

2, most of the summer clothes are thin, and the wrinkle resistance of flocked cloth is not very good, usually the best water temperature 30 degrees -35 degrees, soak a few minutes, but not too long, after washing should not be wrung out, cool in a ventilated shade, do not expose to the sun to prevent fading.

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3、It is recommended to use acidic detergent to make it neutralize the effect. It would be very good if you use flocked cloth special detergent. Other summer clothes must be washed and changed frequently (usually once every three days) so that sweat will not be kept on the clothes.

4, most of the flocked cloth clothing is a single collar, compared to the thin, you can prevent the brush when washing, and do not rub hard, cool sunshine when the body and collar to organize well, to prevent the warp. The collar of the garment cannot be scrubbed horizontally, do not wring it out after washing, directly dry the trig. Don’t expose yourself to the sun, don’t expose yourself to high temperatures.

Flocking, fleece, fleece, what is the difference?

Pile is the lining of the fabric has some like the lining of the sweatshirt inside the same velvet, touch up the feel of the fabric like a thin blanket, very soft, very comfortable.

Because of the different ways to group the fleece, the different materials used, so the fleece is unusually rich in variety, to summarize is not really easy. In order to facilitate the choice of use, here in accordance with the different functions to be classified.

Outdoor fleece can be used to achieve the following functions: warmth, windproof, lightweight, quick-dry, wear-resistant, extension, easy compression, easy-care, anti-static, water repellent, etc. Most of the common outdoor fleece is used to achieve one or more of these functions.

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So if the breakdown is still a lot, here is a simplified classification into two categories according to the main function, one is warmth; the second is windproof. In fact, fleece is often a combination of multifunctional, just to facilitate the selection of reference, rough classification.


Business Director at Shanghai Fumao Clothing Co.,LTD

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