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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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