The term Cleaning Fleece is used in the context of ITKnowledge for the inner linings of floppy disks
and for antistatic cleaning cloths. In the case of floppy disks, the inner lining of the floppy disk sleeves consisted of cleaning fleecesmade of antistatic material
. Thepurpose of these cleaning
fleeces was toabsorb dust particles from the floppy disk and to increase the gliding properties during disk rotation.
Cleaning fleeces are used wherever dust particles are bound to surfaces by electrostatic charging.
This is the case, for example, with display screens.