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What is "S.G." - Definition & Explanation

Abbreviation for specific gravity which is a measure of the density of a liquid - it is commonly used to calculate the amount of salt in a dyebath.

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The name commonly applied to synthetic chemical compounds polymerized on the fabric or yarn to give wash-and-wear and durable press properties, crush resistance, dimentional stability, and hand to...
Dyeing under pressure higher than atmospheric pressure with the object of raising the temperature of the dye liquor above its normal boiling point. NOTE: The term "pressure dyeing" in this...
A vegetable leaf fiber derived from the Musa textilis plant. It is mainly grown in the Philippines but is also found, in smaller amounts, in Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia and Costa Rica. The fiber is...
Another largely historic fabric that was popular in the 14th and 15th centuries. It was a very beautiful fabric which was often stripped with gold or silver. It had a satin base and was diapered like...
Hydrocarbon solvent distilled from petroleum. Flammable. An inexpensive paint thinner that cleans brushes, thins paint, cleans furniture, and removes wax. CAS 8052-41-3. Slower evaporating and oilier...

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