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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/mē when the fabric is made from cotton.
A durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A type of knitted fabric construction in which the yarns are formed into stitches in a lengthwise manner. Warp knits are generally less elastic than weft knits. Common examples of warp knits are...
A machine in which heavy bowls rotate in contact under mechanical pressure. NOTE: The bowls may be unheated or one may be a thick-walled steel shell heated internally. All bowls may rotate at the...
A fiber dyeing method in which dye in applied to combed fibers in an untwisted or loosely twisted rope form (called top or sliver ). Sometimes dye is applied or printed on the fiber at regular...
a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top. b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.) c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is...
A sheer, woven, mercerized fabric of combed cotton or polyester/cotton resembling nainsook, only finer, with a lengthwise streak. A rayon fabric decorated with dobby woven stripes and jacquard...

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