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What is "Beam" - Definition & Explanation

A horizontal cylinder usually of metal on which a large number of yarns are wound in a side-by-side arrangement in preparation for slashing.
A cylinder of wood or metal, usually with a circular flange on each end, on which warp yarns are wounded up for slashing, weaving and warp knitting.
  • A large spool or roll, about three feet in diameter, on which WARP or cloth is wound.
  • To wind yarn from a dyed BALL WARP onto a SECTION BEAM.
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    A finish which causes tiny fibrils or fibrous elements to be spilt from the fibers and protrude from the surface of the fabric. Results in a frosted, hazy, laundered appearance and a soft hand....
    A system of coated fabric or laminated fabric along with support cables, edge ropes, clamps, neoprene, roof drains, arch wear strips, and anchor bolts that constitutes the outside top covering of a...
    A mesh is similar to fabric or a web in that it has many connected or weaved pieces. In clothing, a mesh is often defined as fabric that has a large number of closely-spaced holes, such as is common...
    A soft yet firm, sheer fabric of plain weave, Generallymade of combed hard-twisted single yarns, although plyyarns are alsoused.About the samenumber of yarns inwarp as in filling. Has clinging...
    A system of spinning, using a ring spinning frame that drafts the roving, twists the yarn, and winds it on the bobbin continuously and simultaneously on one operation. Modern ring frames are suitable...

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