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What is "Appearance Rating" - Definition & Explanation

Term applies to the smoothness of fabrics usually wash and wear or durable press after washing and tumbling drying. Industry has adopted standard test methods for rating appearance.

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The name given to ultra-fine manufactured fibers and the name given to the technology of developing these fibers. Fibers made using microfiber technology, produce fibers which weigh less than 1. 0...

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