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What is "Dacron" - Definition & Explanation

Trademark name for non-woven polyester fibers used for padding and stuffing.
Du Pont brand of polyester fiber.
Trade name for a polyester fibre. It blends well with other fibres, can be bleached and takes dye well. Used mainly in the manufacture of clothing, curtaining, furnishings, and fillings for pillows and quilts. Washes well and drips dry, as the fibre does not absorb moisture. A variety of types are developed to meet divergent needs; like, a low-pill fibre meant for light fabrics, thin wadding fibre suitable for padded clothes, a very fine weft fibre for sportswear and leisurewear fabrics, etc.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A panty style similar to the string bikini, but with moderate back coverage that looks more like a "v" instead of the "u" which is found in full coverage backs. Many times, the waistband in the...
Manufactured fiber made of continuous filaments, and made of two related components, each with different degrees of shrinkage. The result is a crimping of the filament, which makes the fiber...
From the French for "cat's eye." The luster of a piece of wood with a finish on it. Also known as luster or depth, chatoyance displays itself by the figure changing with different viewing angles and...
a) Threads lengthways in a fabric as woven. b) A number of threads in long lengths and approximately parallel, which may be in various forms intended for weaving, knitting, doubling, sizing, dyeing...
The process of conferring dimensional stability on fibres, yarns or fabrics, generally by means of moist or dry heat. NOTE: The operation of setting is applied to textile materials of all kinds but...

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