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What is "Jig" - Definition & Explanation

A dyeing machine in which fabric, in open width, is transferred repeatedly from one roller to another and passes each time through a dyebath of relatively small volume.

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Jigs are also frequently used for scouring, bleaching and finishing.

A device used to hold pieces of material into position during fabrication.
An open dyeing machine where fabric is passed from one roller to another through a small volume dyebath. These machines can also be used for scouring and bleaching of small job lots.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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refers to a process in the manufacture of cotton and other staple yarns. The fiber is combed to remove foreign matter and the shorter, undesirable fibers, leaving longer, more desirable fibers that...

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