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What is "Stretch in weft" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to a woven fabric with elastic properties in the weft ( filling) direction only, usually the result of using spandex yarn in the weft.

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These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...
The process of conferring dimensional stability on fibres, yarns or fabrics, generally by means of moist or dry heat. NOTE: The operation of setting is applied to textile materials of all kinds but...
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A finishing process in which the fibers on the surface of the fabric are mechanically trimmed to create an even nap. Often follows brushing of the fabric. Done on fleeces, moleskins, pile fabrics,...

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