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What is "Anti-Static" - Definition & Explanation

A property given to a textile material usually by adding small quantities of conducting fibres, such as those with a metallic coating, in order to reduce or eliminate static charge.
Can be either a fiber or fabric that does not allow the build-up of static electricity to occur when the fiber or fabric experiences friction or rubbing.

Some other terms

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A type of fiber dyeing in which colored pigments are injected into the spinning solution prior to the extrusion of the fiber through the spinneret. Fibers and yarns colored in this manner are...
A lightweight, plain weave, made of silk or manufactured fibers, with an open mesh-like appearance. Since the fabric is made with high twist filament yarns, it has a crisp hand. End uses include...
A plate with an elecrtostatic charge is positioned behind the fabric and a stencil to attract powdered inks into the fabric. Suitable dyes must be in powdered form. This is an experimental textile...

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