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What is "Crazing" - Definition & Explanation

Minute cracks in paint or clear finishes. May be due to age or "crackle" technique.

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Azo-free colorants are dyes and pigments that are free of the nitrogen-based compounds aromatic amines, also referred to as "Azos". These compounds are toxic and banned in the EU due to their...
Mercerisation alters the chemical structure of the cotton fibre. The structure of the fibre changes from alpha-cellulose to beta-cellulose. Mercerising results in the swelling of the cell wall which...
a) Any adventitious (unwanted) colour, owing to dye, dirt or iron, on textile material. NOTE: A severe stain is one that will resist processing. b) The fugitive or permanent colouring of material...
Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fiber with excellent...
A yarn with two different staple or filament components: A plied yarn constructed of two different singles yarns. A core-spun or other wrapped yarn. A filament yarn combining two types of...

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