Textiles which are specifically designed and engineered to be capable of using in products, processes or services of mostly non-textile industries are termed as industrial textile. Another distinguishing feature of industrial textile is that unlike the traditional use of ordinary textiles in apparel and furnishing, it is primarily utilized by industrial professionals in different types of high performance and heavy-duty applications from non-textile industries. Traditional textiles enjoy a distinct form of textile art and textile design.
The term industrial textile(textile industry) is mainly used to refer non-traditional textiles and it is also known as technical textiles or high performance textiles or high tech textiles.According to the definition industrial textiles possesses three primary uses.
- It can be utilized as a component part of any other product and provide direct contribution in strength, performance and other related properties of that product. e.g. tire cord fabric in tires
- It can be used as a device in the procedure of manufacturing another product. e.g. paper machine clothing in manufacturing of paper
- It can alone be utilized to perform a single or multiple specialized functions.
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