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What is "False-twist texturing" - Definition & Explanation

A process in which a single filament yarn is twisted, set and untwisted. When yarns made from thermoplastic materials are heat-set in a twisted condition, the deformation of the filaments is "memorised" and the yarn is given greater bulk.

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