[Freudenberg Nonwovens, Durham NC] A registered trademark for a nonwoven fabric that was originally made from nylon (75%) with Cotton and rayon fibers bonded with a synthetic rubber. More recently most Pellon products are made from 100% polyester. Pellon® is sold as both a fusible and nonfusible interfacing to maintain shape in collars, cuffs, waistbands, and belts.
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Freudenberg Nonwovens: Website
P.G.Tortora, R.S. Merkel, Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Fairchild Publications, New York, 1996, p. 415.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 552
- Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996
- Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998
- Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998