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What is "Flame retardant fabric" - Definition & Explanation

A manmade fabric whose fiber content is officially acceptable for most fire code requirements.

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Solvent for shellac products, will not thin most other coatings. Can be dissolved in water for cleaning. Can be used in alcohol type stoves and chafing dishes. Ethanol is available as denatured...
This is one of the finest textiles. It is created from white, silver or gray hair of wild goats. The supply of this hair is very limited so the textile is very rare and it is one of the most...
The opal effect achieved on a fabric by dyeing the warp and weft threads different colours. The yarns are dyed first and then woven. When looking at the fabric from various angles it appears to alter...
This fabric is tightly woven from a very fine poly thread and has a sueded finish for a luxurious, soft feel. Microfiber fabric is naturally water repellent due to its construction process and when...
Calendered is a dry finish that creates a very smooth, lustrous fabric. There are many types of calendering which vary in permanence. All types involve passing the fabric through large heated rollers...

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