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What is "Silk noil" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric produced from silk waste fibers that are too short for producing spun silk.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The production of a layer of protruding fibres on the surface of fabrics by brushing, teazling or rubbing. NOTE: The fabric, in open width, is passed between rotating rollers covered with teazles,...
Plain weave fabric (cotton, silk, rayon, synthetics) having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns. It is a raw silk made from Tussah silk or silk waste, depending on the...
Suede leather with a napped surface. Suede fabric is made from wool, cotton, rayon, synthetics and blends in a plain, twill, or knitted that is napped on one side to resemble suede leather. The...
A fibre formed by the conjunction at a spinning jet, of two fibre-forming polymers of different properties. NOTE: a) The two components may be caused to merge approximately side by side...
Wet describing chemicals applied to a fabric and generally seen as less environmental-friendly than mechanical dry finishes. However, there are some eco-friendly wet finishes, which are increasing in...

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