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What is "Blowing" - Definition & Explanation

Blowing the process of blowing dry steam through a cloth, to settle the fabric and take the curliness from the yarn.
A finishing process where steam is blown through a perforated drum. Usually applied to woollen materials.

Some other terms

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A sturdy warp-faced fabric with pronounced crosswise ribs formed by bulky, coarse, plied yarns or rubber thread. Filling is not discernible on back or face of goods. Originating in Bengal, India it...
(Ultraviolet Protection Factor) The UPF rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. UPF ratings range from 15 to 50 with higher...
Cotton, rayon, worsted or woolen twill that is similar to gabardine, but the yarn is bulkier and much more pronounced. It is very durable, rugged and stands hard usage and wear. In time, it shines a...
Any twill weave which runs from the left. The twill or diagonal line on the face of the fabric will run from the upper left-hand corner to the lower right-hand corner of the fabric. Leight Weight-...
A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...

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