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What is "Closed Shed" - Definition & Explanation

Closed shed refers to the shed being closed at beat-up. In other words, all the harness are at the same position during beat-up and there for the shed is closed.
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That Shed in which some of the Warp Yarns are crossed over others. The distinction between Closed Shed and Open Shed arises only in Weaving cross-thread tissues, such as gauze weave and leno weave.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Warp stripes that occur at regular intervals across part or all of the fabric width as the result of tension variation in the sections during section warping or because of differential dyeability of...
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...
The make up of the yarn content of any given fabric ( 60% cotton and 40% rayon). By regulation of the Federal Trade Commission, this information must be provided in all price lists. Fiber...
A process which reduces the linear density of an assembly of fibres. Drafting typically occurs in the early stages of producing yarns from staple fibres. Draw spinning: A process for spinning...
Hose a cloth leg covering that sometimes covers the foot; stocking, sock; a close-fitting garment covering the legs and waist that is usually attached to a doublet by points; short breeches reaching...

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