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What is "Repellency" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a fabric to resist such things as wetting and staining by water, stains, soil, etc. Resiliency - The ability of a fabric to spring back to its original shape after being t compounds to the fabric to provide wrinkle-resistance, wash-and-wear characteristics, or an improved hand.
The ability of a fabric to resist such things as wetting and staining by water, stains, soil, etc. Resiliency- The ability of a fabric to spring back to its original shape after being twisted, crushed, wrinkled, or distorted in any way.
The ability of a fabric to resist such things as wetting and staining by water, stains, soil, etc.
The ability of a fiber to resist such as staining by water, wetting, soil etc.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A finishing process in which the fibers on the surface of the fabric are mechanically trimmed to create an even nap. Often follows brushing of the fabric. Done on fleeces, moleskins, pile fabrics,...
A method of compressing, shrinking and felting a fabric through the use of moisture heat and mechanical pressure. Usually done on wool and wool blends such as melton. The process often obscure the...
A woven fabric with a series of faint stripes formed by the arrangement of light, medium, and dark warp yarns or by twisting together 2 yarns of different colors. Used for drapery, upholstery,...
Napped is a dry, permanent finish in which fibers are raised from the fabric by bristled rotating brushes. This finish allows the fabric to provide more insulation, while also lowering its resistance...
A strong, durable fabric with cotton ground and vertical cut-pile stripes (wales) formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all...

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