The flocking process confers totally new properties to the products it coats. Apart from the aesthetic and tactile pleasure of the velvety effect, flocked articles also boast other useful advantages.
Here are the key functions of flocked objects:
The flock layer retains the condensate preventing dripping (e.g. in the internal structure of an air conditioner unit).
Flocking protects the object, and its contents, with a soft and fluffy layer (e.g. a sight glasses case).
Flocked surfaces create more friction compared to smooth surfaces (e.g. to prevent clothes slipping off hangers).
- sound-proofing and vibration proofing
The flocking absorbs sound and vibration (e.g. in car glove compartments).
The flocked layer reduces reflection of light (e.g. a car dashboard)