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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 good quality wool. If it is made in cotton, it is usually called suede cloth. Duvetyn has a close satin weave that is brushed, singed, and sheared to conceal the weave. It has a smooth plush...
Petroleum solvent almost as strong as turpentine. Faster evaporating than Mineral Spirits, but with similar properties and uses. Faster-evaporaing thinner for most solvent based finishes. Fuel for...
Indentation Load Deflection (ILD) refers to the firmness of a piece of foam. The lab puts a 4" x 15" x 15" piece of foam on a flat surface. Then a round metal plate, 8" in diameter, pushes down on...
The term used for passing fabric through big continuous ovens called stenters. In addition to just drying stenters can align fabrics, set fabrics, apply chemicals to fabrics via pad mangles. Stenter...
High-visibility clothing is any clothing worn that has highly reflective properties or a color that is easily discernable from any background. Orange hunting vests are a popular example of...

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