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What is "Fiber burn test" - Definition & Explanation

A laboratory test to determine fiber content by burning fibers and observing flame, smell and ash properties.

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A cotton yarn that has been carded but not combed. Carded yarns contain a wider range of fiber lengths and, as a result, are not as uniform or as strong as combed yarns. They are considerably cheaper...
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