Flocked fabric with water resistant film

  • US 5,863,633 A
  • Filed: 08/05/1996
  • Issued: 01/26/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/12/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A fabric comprising:

  • a substrate selected from a group consisting of stabilized wovens, stabilized knits and combinations thereof;

    flock fibers and an adhesive adhering an embedded portion of said flock fibers to said substrate and being in a dried and cured condition, and a waterproof film arranged so that said substrate is between said film and said adhesive,said flock fibers also having a protruding portion that extends out of said adhesive and is in a directionally flattened and laid down condition so as to give rise to a bent portion between the embedded and protruding portions that changes an angular orientation of the flock fibers by a greater extent than does the embedded or protruding portion, said protruding portion laying on at least one of neighboring flock fibers and said adhesive.

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