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What is "Scrim" - Definition & Explanation

Open-constructed fabric used as a base material in coated and laminated fabrics.
A fabric with an open or loose configuration of strands or filaments which can usually be easily seen through from a distance.
It is an inferior quality of muslin cloth made of cotton.
A lightweight open weave fabric usually of cotton. Used for curtains or as a base for needlework, lamination or carpeting.
A generic term for a low-quality plain-weave fabric of the muslin type with traditional cover factors for both warp and weft of about 4. NOTE:
The mass per unit area of the fabric will vary with the 35-70 g/m when the fabric is made from cotton.
A durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry.

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