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What is "Oil Repellent" - Definition & Explanation

A treatment that allows a fabric to resist staining by oily substances.

Some other terms

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A high speed yarn spinning process that creates yarn by transferring twist from previously formed yarn to fiber or sliver continuously fed into the spinning machine. The twisting may be done by...
Policy where furniture, fabric, lighting or wallcoverings are sold exclusively through or to retailers, upholsterers, designers and architects at wholesale showrooms. Retail clients may sometimes be...
Comes in various forms. May be of cotton, wool. silk,rayon or other manmade fiber. Usually plain weave,sometimes leno-weave, occasionallyknitted. Sheer,lightweight. Cotton gauze sometimesused...
The make up of the yarn content of any given fabric ( 60% cotton and 40% rayon). By regulation of the Federal Trade Commission, this information must be provided in all price lists. Fiber...
(Breaking Stregth) - The strength shown by a fiber, yarn, or fabric to resist breaking under pressure. It is the actual number of pounds of resistance that a fabric will give before the material is...

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