TextileGlossary.com

What is "Elastic" - Definition & Explanation

Easily stretched rubber usually prepared in cords, strings or bands. An elastic fiber is usually made of yarns containing rubber.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

All materials emit energy by thermal radiation as a result of their temperature. The amount of energy or radiant heat reflected depends on the surface temperature. The higher the surface temperature...
Usually a fluorochemical custom soil-resistant fabric treatment for upholstered furniture. The fabric treatment is odorless and does not affect the feel of a fabric. What it does is increase the...
Hosiery describes undergarments worn directly on the feet and legs. Types of hosiery 1.Socks: 2.Stockings: 3.Pantyhose Sock A sock is a baglike covering for the foot and/or lower leg, which...
A method of coloring fabric made with strategically placed yarns of 2 or more different fibers. A pre-planned effect becomes visible by dyeing the fabric in different dye baths, one for each of the...
Preshrunk is a dry, permanent finish in which the fabric is washed in order to create a more stable fabric. Often this process allows the elasticity to become improved due to an increase in yarn...

Companies for Elastic:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Elastic, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!