Webbing comes in various widths, usually between 50 mm and 150 mm. It may be made from natural materials such as linen, jute or cotton or from synthetic materials such as reinforced rubber (from c.1950) or polypropylene. Metal webs in 15 mm and 18 mm widths with perforations for nails are also found. Webbing material comes in a variety of weaves, including plain and twill variations. Webbing is used in various arrangements as the foundation of the upholstery structure or edges. Webbing arrangement may be termed close woven, French webbed, open woven, or English webbed. Such nationalist terms are misleading and should be avoided in documentation since both arrangements are used world-wide.
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