What Is Faux Fur

- May 15, 2020-

  Faux Fur

    A plush fabric resembling animal fur. The nap is divided into two layers, the outer layer is bright thick straight bristles, the inner layer is thin soft short velvet. Faux furs are commonly used for coats, clothing linings, hats, collars, toys, mattresses, upholstery and carpets.

    The manufacturing methods include knitting (weft knitting, warp knitting and stitch knitting) and machine knitting, among which knitting weft knitting is the fastest growing and most widely used. When knitting, the carding mechanism will disperse the wool into a single fiber, the knitting needle will grab the fiber and then insert it into the bottom yarn and weave it into a ring. Because the wool is in a "V" shape in the coil, the knitting bottom cloth will be set, so that no hair will fall out.

    An imitation of animal fur made by artificial means. Acrylic fiber, modified acrylic fiber, acrylic fiber can be used as artificial fur raw material, acrylic fiber is more suitable. Now the new generation of synthetic fur surface layer adopts wool or wool and polyester fiber, sticky fiber and other blended, common combustion method is difficult to distinguish artificial or natural, because after combustion will not produce sintering phenomenon, are with burnt wool powder.

    Villi are divided into two layers: the outer layer is 17 ~ 34dtex multi-purpose profiled fiber such as kidney, dumbbell, polygon and so on with bright thick straight bristles. The inner layer of short villi fibers was between 1.7 and 5.6dtex.

    The manufacturing methods include knitting, weaving and tufts. Artificial fur is often used to make overcoats, clothing linings and ornaments. Although the artificial fur is not as warm as the real fur, it is soft and beautiful, and can be made into the imitation animal hair beautiful patterns, and can be dry-cleaned and flame-proof treatment.