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What is "Carbonizing" - Definition & Explanation

Manufacturing process to free raw wool of burrs and vegetable matter by use of chemicals and heat. When wool is dried the carbonized impurities “dust-off”.
Mechanical process for getting rid of burrs, seeds, twigs, etc..., from raw wool and fabric.
Removal of burrs from wool by immersion in dilute sulphuric acid.

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