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What is "Texturing" - Definition & Explanation

To achieve a matte, cotton-like texture, a jet of air is blown on a fiber to give it a rough, non-reflective surface. Textured fibers offer greater bulk and airiness to a fabric without increasing its weight.

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A man-made fiber, considered the strongest synthetic for upholstery fabric. Offering the best resistance to abrasion and soil: offers a cool soft feeling. Good cleanabilty characteristics. Nylon...
Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (USA) Law governing labeling and classification of fibers used in fabrics. Among the components: * Natural fibers must be called by their common, known,...
One of the most important developments in spinning man- made fibers is the technology of microdeniers where continuous filament fibers emerge from a spinnerette less than one denier per filament in...

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