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What is "Weighting" - Definition & Explanation

The application of salts to increase fabric weight. A process used in silk manufacturing.
A fabric finish that adds weight and stiffness.

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Fabrics and apparel with stretch and recovery in both warp and filling directions. Popular in ski-clothes, pants, active sportswear, and other body fitting apparel where free body movement is desired...
The resulting opening of the weave when fabric lacks the tensile strength to prevent shifting at the seams. When you apply force, the yarns in the fabric slip to open up the weave, but not the seam...
a) An edging or border of loose threads, tassels or loops. NOTE: The edging or border may be produced by the constituent threads or by threads added to a fabric after weaving or knitting. b) A...
A method of producing nonwoven fabric in a continuous process. Polymer is extruded through a spinneret and the resulting filaments are cooled and laid down in a web along a continuous conveyor belt....
The yarns that result after undegoing the texturizing process, which can create crimping, looping, and otherwise modify the filament yarn for the purpose of increasing cover, abrasion resistance,...

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