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What is "Autoclave" - Definition & Explanation

Autoclave is an apparatus used for the carrying out of certain finishing operations, such as pleating and heat setting, under pressure in a superheated steam atmosphere.
Equipment that uses pressure and super-heated steam to heatset the twist into yarn.

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