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What is "Repp Plain Weave Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

With narrow ribs running the width of the fabric. Usually a fine warp and heavier filling yarns.

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A manufactured assembly of fibres or yarns (or both) that has substantial surface area in relation to its thickness, and sufficient mechanical strength to give the assembly inherent...
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Often made from rayon but can also be made from mohair, silk and synthetics. The ground or backing yarns are usually made of cotton. Sometimes jute or hemp is combined with the cotton. It has a pile...

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