Uncut Pile | Loop Pile

Uncut pile, also known as loop pile or rounded loops, is a finish of the fabric without cutting the yarns. The Fabrics with uncut pile is very strong because the loops of the yarn run continuously from face of the carpet through its back. Added backing helps to strengthen it further. The regularity or irregularity of the loops, the height and texture of the yarn is determined by the surface and texture of the uncut pile. The strongest carpet is made with uncut pile weave.

Uncut pile has clear detail in design. It is soft, beautiful and hugs the floor better. It has more longevity than other carpet weaves. Hand towels, bath towels, extra large and beach towels are uncut piles for greater wear of the fabric.

Loop Pile Fabric

  • Terry Cloth
  • Terry Velour - A pile weave cotton fabric with an uncut pile on one side and a cut pile on the reverse side.
  • Moquette - A warp-pile upholstery fabric. The pile may be either cut or uncut, or patterned with cut and uncut pile.
  • French Terry - A knitted fabric that is smooth on one side and has an uncut loop pile on the underside. Not quite as heavy as Fleece.
  • Frise - Made usually with uncut loops in all-over pattern.
  • Cisele Velvet - A velvet with a pattern formed by contrast in cut and uncut loops