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What is "Seam sealing" - Definition & Explanation

A process in which the stitch line of a garment is made leak proof by the application of seam tape or seam-sealing glue.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Napped is a dry, permanent finish in which fibers are raised from the fabric by bristled rotating brushes. This finish allows the fabric to provide more insulation, while also lowering its resistance...
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