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What is "Micro-encapsulation" - Definition & Explanation

A method of enclosing polymer additive materials in microscopic capsules, which can then be released under certain conditions to enhance performance properties.

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Some resin treatments or finishes given cotton, rayon, nylon or blended fabrics, may cause goods to retain varying amounts of chlorine when laundered or bleached with chlorine. his can cause...
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It is a finished cloth produced by passing the fabric between heated rollers under pressure. This results in a fabric having a smooth, glossy surface and is normally applied to cotton and linen...

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