Floating threads

(Weaving) threads which span several other threads without being interwoven with them, in a woven fabric.

See also: Floating

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The internally floating threads on RIV-FLOAT allow for component attachments in off center applications and can accommodate for tolerance stack up in the manufacturing process.
The top floating threads give the fabric a gleaming shine, but it can be delicate.
The internally floating threads on RIVFLOAT allow for component attachments in off-center applications and can accommodate for tolerance stack up in the manufacturing process.
Sherex Fastening Solutions (Tonawanda, NY) has introduced the next generation of fastening technology--a patent-pending rivet nut with internally floating threads called RIVFLOAT[TM].