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What is "Blowing" - Definition & Explanation

Blowing the process of blowing dry steam through a cloth, to settle the fabric and take the curliness from the yarn.
A finishing process where steam is blown through a perforated drum. Usually applied to woollen materials.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Crinkle effect is either a wet or dry finish depending on the fiber content of the fabric. On cotton, a crinkle effect can be achieved through the use of sodium hydroxide. On synthetics a crinkle...

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