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What is "Flocked" - Definition & Explanation

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 the adhesive or the fibers may be applied electrostatically to hold them erect.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Briefs are a type of men's underwear. It is Y-shaped and preferred for athletic activities. Briefs were first sold on 19 January 1935 by Coopers, Inc., in Chicago, Illinois. They dubbed the new...
The procedure, other than by scouring only, of improving the whiteness of a textile by decolourising it from the grey state, with or without the removal of the nature colouring matter or extraneous...
A driven roller on a textile machine around which a yarn is passed in order to regulate its speed during the extrusion and further processing of certain man-made fibres. The roller may be heated in...
Tapestry is a form of textile art. It is woven by hand on a weaving-loom. The chain thread is the carrier in which the coloured striking thread is woven. In this way, a colourful pattern or image is...
The property of fibers that measures strength. This is determined by the force required to rupture of break the fiber. Typically, this is measure is grams per denier, or g/d. Tensile strength measres...

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