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What is "UV Degradation" - Definition & Explanation

The breaking down of fibers or fabrics when exposed to ultraviolet rays.

Some other terms

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French for "false" can be anything made to simulate something that it's not. Examples: Faux graining (painting grain lines on figureless wood), faux suede (non-leather fabric made to simulate suede...
A substance that is added to a textile (uncoloured or coloured) to increase the apparent light reflectance in the visible region by the conversion of ultraviolet radiation into visible light and so...
A strong, rugged cloth made with a pronounced raised cord on a 63-degree twill weave. The weaves used for calvary twill and elastique are the same. Cavalry twill has a somewhat coarser rib effect...
Pre-delivery preparation for a piece of furniture. This can include inspection for damage, completeness, and proper operation; removal of stickers and tags and minor repairs from manufacturing or...
Measure of the amount of water in wood. Measured as a percent of dry weight of the wood. For example, if a piece of wood weighs 10 pounds when oven dried and 12 pounds before drying, the piece is...

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