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What is "Calendering" - Definition & Explanation

A process of passing cloth between rollers ( or " calendars"), usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface textures or effects in fabric.
A process of passing cloths between one or more rollers (or calenders), usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface effects or textures in a fabric such as high luster, glazing, embossing, and moire.
A process for finishing fabrics in which such special effects as high luster, glazing, embossing, and moiré are produced.
A process of passing cloths between one or more rollers, usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface effects or textures in a fabric.
A finishing process to increase the smoothness and lustreof fabric.
a finishing process, used on fabrics to add smoothness and lustre. The process works by passing fabric between two rollers, which may or may not be heated - this makes the fabric flat and smooth.
Process of pressing fabric between rollers or plates to smooth and glaze.
Calendering is a finishing process applied to textiles and paper. During calendering rolls of the material are passed between several pairs of heated rollers, to give a shiny surface.

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