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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:

Silk, rayon, or cotton in a plain or crosswise rib weave. It has a watermarked finish that is fairly stiff with body in most cases. It is produced by passing the fabric between engraved cylinders...
A method of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax, and the fabric is then dyed: the wax patterns will not take the dye. The wax is removed after dyeing by...
Two or more lengths of fabric that are woven side by side and subsequently separated from each other by cutting along lines formed by leaving one or more dents. NOTE: Fraying at the cut edges may...
All materials emit energy by thermal radiation as a result of their temperature. The amount of energy or radiant heat reflected depends on the surface temperature. The higher the surface temperature...
Dyes for cotton and other cellulosic fibres that actually react to form covalent bonds with cotton to produce a new chemical (e.g. Red cotton). They require large amounts of chemicals (salt and...

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