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What is "Emery Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

A strong cotton or linen fabric coated with fine, powdered emery. Used for abrasive purposes and polishing.

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Woven and non-woven material used underneath the item or fabric being embroidered to provide support and stability. Can be hooped with the item, or placed between the machine throat plate and the...
Properties given to textile materials using additives to eliminate or prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi. Usually, the additives remain after initial washing but may be washed out over a period...
The operation of dividing the wide sheet of cotton FIBERS coming from the DOFFING CYLINDER of the CARDING MACHINE into a number of narrow ribbon-like strands which, when acted upon by the leather...
The force necessary to tear a fabric, measured by the force necessary to start or continue a tear in a fabric. Expressed in pounds or in grams, the most commonly used method for determining the tear...
Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...

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