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What is "Ushed/Napped" - Definition & Explanation

A finishing process to raise a nap on surface of the fabric using wire brushes or other abrasive materials.

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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...

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