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What is "Helical spring" - Definition & Explanation

Round wire compression spring in a spiral shape. Used to provide support to seats and backs in upholstered furniture.

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Fold of fabric, folded back upon itself so that the pleat is comprised of three layers; occurs vertically only. Pleats may be partially stitched or pressed down. Kinds of pleats include: knife...
A woven fabric generally of cotton or a cotton blend with a short, dense pile resembling velvet. Velveteen differs from velvet in that it is usually made with cotton, it generally has a shorter pile...
Usually caused by finishing. Woven filling yarns lien in an arc across fabric width: in knits the course lines lie in an arc across width of goods. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as...
A finish achieved with engraved rollers which press the design into the fabnc. causing the crushed and uncrushed parts to reflect light differently (called "Water-Marked'". Sometimes it is done with...
This is usually an outdoor chair made of wood slats. The back and seat are slanted as it was orginally designed to sit on a steep mountain incline. It was invented by Thomas Lee in 1903. For free...

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