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What is "Crinkle effect" - Definition & Explanation

Crinkle effect is either a wet or dry finish depending on the fiber content of the fabric. On cotton, a crinkle effect can be achieved through the use of sodium hydroxide. On synthetics a crinkle effect can be achieved through the application of a heat set finishing technique.

Some other terms

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