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What is "Backed Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric woven with an extra set of yarns, either warp or weft, to add weight and/or strength.
Cloth that has been woven an extra set of yarns in either warp or filling but not both. Fairly inexpensive construction used in coats, suits

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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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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