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What is "Beetling" - Definition & Explanation

A mechanical treatment that uses beetlers or fallers to give fabric surfaces a flattened appearance. The spaces between warp and filling are covered up and tend to produce a high gloss to the material.
A method of creating a firm lustrous fabric, mainly used once. Cellulosic based fabrics.
A process in which round-thread linen or cotton fabric is pounded to give a flat effect. Beetled linen damask has an increased luster and a leather-like texture. Beetling is also used to give a thready or linen-like appearance to cotton.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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