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What is "Air-textured yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A multi-filament yarn which has been given increased bulk through the formation of loops, achieved by passing the yarn through air jets.

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Named after it's city of origin in France. It is identified by its raised woven pattern. This double-faced textile has a quilted appearance that is very elegant. Usually found in white, but other...
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The potential shrinkage that remains in a fibre, yarn or fabric after treatment designed to reduce or eliminate shrinkage. NOTE: The expression is commonly used with reference to heat-shrinkage...

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