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What is "Carbonizing" - Definition & Explanation

Manufacturing process to free raw wool of burrs and vegetable matter by use of chemicals and heat. When wool is dried the carbonized impurities “dust-off”.
Mechanical process for getting rid of burrs, seeds, twigs, etc..., from raw wool and fabric.
Removal of burrs from wool by immersion in dilute sulphuric acid.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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