What is "Taslan" - Definition & Explanation

A DuPont trademark for a method of bulking and texturizing yarn using compressed air.
Refers to how the fibers are woven and the resulting texture. Used mainly in outerwear garments, Taslan is a durable and water repellent nylon fabric with a slightly shiny surface.
A term denoting a group of materials in which the polyamide fibres are altered through the application of steam. In this way, the fibres swell up, which makes them softer, while retaining their resistance to wind and water as well as their air resistance properties.

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A yarn composed of two or more single yarns twisted together. Many two-ply yarns are used in carpet. In cut-pile carpet, eg, saxony, plied yarns must be heat-set to prevent untwisting under traffic....
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Also referred to as CRF. Finishes used on fabrics that make them resistant to wrinkling and creasing, such as synthetic resin type finishes like durable press. Today some fabrics are made highly...
Ultra Light Down is used in women's and men's jackets. the concept is to make the lightest and warmest insulation layer available. U.L. Down jackets weigh less than a tee-shirt, blocks more wind, is...
A yarn composed of one or more filaments (q.v.) that run the whole length of the yarn. NOTE: Yarns of one filament and yarns of several filaments are referred to as mono-filament and...

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