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What is "Anisotropic" - Definition & Explanation

A material which has different physical properties in different directions. Resistance against bacteria.

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Spandex or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity (stretchability). It is stronger and more durable than rubber, its major plant competitor. It was invented in 1959 by...
The permeablity, or the ease with which air passes through material. Air porous ness determines such factors as the wind resistance of sailcloth, the air resistance of parachute cloth, and the...
A long continuous, unbroken strand of fiber extruded from a spinneret in the form of a monofilament. Most manufactured fibers such as nylon, polyester, rayon, and acetate are made in continuous...
A method of printing resulting in short fibers, rather than color, being applied in a design to the surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted onto it, or...
Chrome-free tanning is the tanning of hides to create leather either through the use of oils or natural tannins instead of chromium salts. This tanning process is more time intensive than chrome...

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