Method for manufacturing natural plush fabric and plush fabric

Method for manufacturing natural plush fabric and plush fabric

  • CN 103,917,705 B
  • Filed: 03/28/2013
  • Issued: 03/03/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/30/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of making a sheared wool, deep pile fabric that closely resembles natural sheepskin, the method comprising:

  • forming a length of pile fabric having fibers on one side and a network on an opposite side, at least a portion of the fibers being natural wool fibers; and

    finishing the pile fabric into a natural sheepskin comprising,the fiber side of the pile fabric is polished by guiding the fabric over a plurality of heated first polishing rollers,a sheepskin finish is applied to the fiber side of the pile fabric,polishing the fiber side of the pile fabric by guiding the fabric against a plurality of heated second polishing rollers, wherein the first polishing roller rotates in a direction opposite to the direction of travel of the length of the fabric and the second polishing roller rotates in the same direction as the direction of travel of the length of the fabric, andthe wool fibers are cut to a specified length,wherein at least one of the plurality of heated polishing rollers comprises a plurality of segmented blades and at least one slot, each blade having a plurality of teeth for raking the fiber side of the fabric, and a pair of the plurality of blades are positioned on opposite sides of the at least one of the plurality of heated polishing rollers, and the at least one slot is disposed on the roller between the pair of blades and along the corresponding roller from one end to the opposite other end, the at least one slot and the pair of blades being spaced apart from each other.

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