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What is "Pot Life" - Definition & Explanation

The length of time a material is useful after its original package is opened or a catalyst or other curing agent is added. This is a property of some wood finishes, glues, etc.

Some other terms

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Processes performed after embroidery is complete. Includes trimming loose threads, cutting or tearing away excess backing, removing facing, cleaning any stains, pressing if needed, and packing for...
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