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What is "Acrilan" - Definition & Explanation

Trade name for an acrylic fiber

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A woven is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless...
Dyes for cotton and other cellulosic fibres that are based on suphur chemistry. Can be difficult to achieve top fastness performance but good results possible from selected dyes. Application method...
Closed shed refers to the shed being closed at beat-up. In other words, all the harness are at the same position during beat-up and there for the shed is closed. -- George C. Pedersen, CEO &...
A long crease mark (q.v.) in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction. NOTE: The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result...
A knit or woven fabric made from a rough, curly, knotted boucle yarn. The fabric has a looped, knotted surface and is often used in sportswear and coats. Made from wool, but also in rayon, silk,...

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