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What is "Closed Shed" - Definition & Explanation

Closed shed refers to the shed being closed at beat-up. In other words, all the harness are at the same position during beat-up and there for the shed is closed.
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That Shed in which some of the Warp Yarns are crossed over others. The distinction between Closed Shed and Open Shed arises only in Weaving cross-thread tissues, such as gauze weave and leno weave.

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