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What is "NEPS" - Definition & Explanation

Short immature FIBERS, or portions of mature FIBERS which are tangled and broken.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Trade name for a polyester fibre. It blends well with other fibres, can be bleached and takes dye well. Used mainly in the manufacture of clothing, curtaining, furnishings, and fillings for pillows...
A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called...
a) Yorkshire Warping, Scotch Warping and Silk-System Warping A two-stage machine method of preparing a warp on beam and that consists of: 1. winding the warp in sections onto a reel (drum, mill or...
A term applied to a type of nylon yarn which has been through processing to introduce a high level of twist. This creates a yarn with some recovery but without "bulk" associated with texturised...
The process of dyeing fiber prior to formation into yarns. Very high fastness dyes can be used and there is less pressure on getting color exactly right since batches can be blended prior to yarn...

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