Felt FAQs:

Q: Is Felt a textile material that is produced by matting?

A: Yes, and condensing and pressing fibers together.

Q: Is Felt a major part of what creates a piano's tone?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Felt frequently used in industry as a sound or vibration damper?

A: Yes, and in machinery for cushioning and padding moving parts.

Q: Is Felt often used in footwear as boot liners?

A: Yes, and with the Russian valenki being an example.

Q: Is Felt used extensively in pianos?

A: Yes, for example, piano hammers are made of wool felt around a wooden core.

Q: Is Felt widely used as a medium for expression in both textile art and contemporary art and design?

A: Yes, where it has significance as an ecologically responsible textile and building material.

Q: Is Felt popular?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Felt placed under the piano keys on accordions to control touch and key noise?

A: Yes, it is also used on the pallets to silence notes not sounded by preventing air flow.

Q: Is Felt used for framing paintings?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Felt used in a wide range of industries and manufacturing processes?

A: Yes, and from the automotive industry and casinos to musical instruments and home construction.