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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A fabric made using a rib variation of the plain weave. The construction is characterized by having a slight ridge effect in one direction, usually the filling. Poplin used to be associated with...
A general-purpose solvent is for thinning high quality wood finishing lacquers. It is not suitable as an acrylic or automotive thinner. But is an excellent degreasing and cleaning solvent for shop...
A method of applying short fibers rather than color to the entire surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted, onto it, or the fibers may be contained in...
There are two basic methods for applying bonding or welded seams. The first method uses an adhesive film, and the application of heat to glue or laminate two substrates together. The second method...
In a woven fabric, the yarn running from selvage to selvage at right angles to the warp. Each crosswise length is called a pick. In the weaving process, the filling yarn is carried by the shuttle or...

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