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What is "Card Clothing" - Definition & Explanation

Special cloth or rubber, studded with wire teeth, which serve to open up the cotton FIBERS, clean them of impurities, and align them in parallel order. The material is affixed to the various working parts of the CARDING MACHINES.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A rotation, usually lateral, between different panels of a garment resulting from the release of latent stresses during laundering of the woven or knitted fabric forming the garment. Twist may also...
A hand-sewn stitch alternating from one side of a seam to the other. When properly done, none of the thread shows. Often used to attach outside back panels, to sew the 4th side of a pillow, to hand...

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