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What is "Soft Shell" - Definition & Explanation

Soft shell fabrics combine the benefits of hard shell fabrics with a breathable, flexible, comfortable fabric. Stretch wovens with a DWR treatment.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(polyolefin/polypropylene) - A manufactured fiber characterized by its light weight, high strength, and abrasion resistance. Olefin is also good at transporting moisture, creating a wicking action....
A flat. ribbed fabric woven with fine yarns in the warp, with heavier yarns in the filling.using a plain weave. The ribbed effect is flatter than gross grain and smaller than a repp. The fabric is...
The generic name for fibres made from a synthetic linear polymer of ethylene and that has the structure: NOTE: The two types of commercial production are: a) high-density polyethylene *HDPE),...
A strong, firm, tightly woven, durable fabric usually of cotton but sometimes of linen, hemp or other fibers. It is usually plain weave but sometimes with a crosswise rib. It is produced in a variety...
The name commonly applied to synthetic chemical compounds polymerized on the fabric or yarn to give wash-and-wear and durable press properties, crush resistance, dimentional stability, and hand to...

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