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What is "Drawn Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

Extruded yarn that has been subjected to a stretching or drawing process which orientates the long-chain molecules of which the yarn is composed, in the direction of the filament axis.

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On further stretching, such yarn possesses elastic extension as compared with the plastic flow of undrawn yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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