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What is "Extensibility" - Definition & Explanation

The extent of the ability of a textile to stretch when a tensile force is applied to it.

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An extremely soft and environmentally sound material made from a combination of Angora rabbit hair and organic cotton. Unlike traditional Angora, cottagora can be machine washed and dried. It is also...
A type of durable press finish in which the finish is applied to the fabric by the mill, but the garment manufacturer completes the cure of the finish by applying heat, using an oven, or press, or...
The make up of the yarn content of any given fabric ( 60% cotton and 40% rayon). By regulation of the Federal Trade Commission, this information must be provided in all price lists. Fiber...
These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...
An anorak or parka is a type of heavy jacket with a hood, generally lined with fur or fun fur, so as to protect the face from a combination of sub-zero temperatures and wind. Although of Inuit...

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