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What is "Fasciated yarn" - Definition & Explanation

Yarn in which parallel filaments are bound together with broken filaments or fibers. Developed by DuPont, this results in a stronger yarn than spun yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Mordants are after-fixing chemicals essential to impart some degree of colour fastness performance to most natural dyes and some synthetic ones. They are typically metal salts and therefore decidedly...
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a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...

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