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What is "Decatizing" - Definition & Explanation

A process used mainly in the woollen industry to improve the handle and appearance of the fabric. Fabric wound onto a perforated roller is immersed in hot water or has steam blown through it.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Also referred to as worsted top, it is a continuous sliver from long, choice woolen fibers which are to be manufactured ultimately into worsted yarn The combing operation takes out the short fibers...
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An open-width fabric-finishing machine in which the selvedges are so held by attachments to a pair of endless travelling chains that the fabric is finished to a specified width. NOTE: a)...

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