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What is "Calendaring" - Definition & Explanation

The is a method to increase luster and smoothness of fabric wherein the material is passed between heated rollers under high pressure
Process of pressing fabric between rollers or plates to smooth and glaze.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An adhesive compound applied for the purpose of locking pile yarn tufts into a carpet backing, bonding a secondary backing to a primary backing, increasing the fabric body or stiffness, and...
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A weave in which the filling fibers go over many warp fibers before going under a warp fiber, creating the illusion that the fibers are floating, and creating fabric that is very shiny but easily...

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