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What is "DWR (fabrics)" - Definition & Explanation

Durable water repellent. DWR fabrics retain their ability to repel water after washing, dry cleaning or heavy wear.

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The highest grade of material made from the best of stock: Saxony, Silesia, or Australia merino wool. Two up and one down twill weave is used. Cloth must be even and smooth for its use as covering...
Denim, in American usage since the late 18th century, denotes a rugged cotton twill textile, in which the weft passes under two (twi- "double") or more warp fibers, producing the familiar diagonal...
A woven fabric with corded yarns spaced at regular intervals in both the warp and filling, forming squares on the surface of the fabric. Originally intended so a tear in the fabric would not spread....
Unbleached muslin bed sheeting-sometimes called Kraft muslin-used as a base fabric on which a chenille effect is formed by application of candlewick (heavy-piled yarns) loops which are then cut to...
The Uniguard barrier, a woven glass fabric, specially coated to insure durability, is installed between the upholstery and foam cushions in chairs or other furniture to minimize fire spreading to...

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