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What is "Tactel" - Definition & Explanation

Tactel is the brand name of a man-made fibre made from nylon.

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Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. These lightweight, packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these...
A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...
This is a winter sports gear worn by sportsmen, which is a two piece suit. The trouser being made with medium width knitted band at the ankles and jackets are quilted with nylon insulation, which...
Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fiber with excellent...
The amount, expressed as a percentage by mass, or linear polymer that is generally present in a crystalline form, the remainder of the polymer being present in an amorphous state. NOTE: There are...

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