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What is "Decitex" - Definition & Explanation

A unit of the tex system. A measure of linear density; the weight in grams of 10,000 metres of yarn.

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The process of removing large amounts of water from fabrics after dyeing using either industrial spin dryers or vacuum extractors. They reduce the amount of energy required in stentering or other...

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