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What is "Fiber burn test" - Definition & Explanation

A laboratory test to determine fiber content by burning fibers and observing flame, smell and ash properties.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of acrylonitrile units [-CH2-CH(CN)-] (FTC definition). Acrylic...
This lace often has a high profile, and is made using a needlepoint technique rather than embroidery. A heavier weight lace, the patterns vary from geometric to floral. Each pattern is attached to...
A yarn which differs from the normal construction of single and folded yarns by way of deliberately produced irregularities in its construction. These irregularities are formed by increasing the...
A long crease mark (q.v.) in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction. NOTE: The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result...
A flat piece of material covered with a special type of CARD CLOTHING, held in a horizontal position on the "flat top" type of CARDING MACHINE. Working in conjunction with a CARDING DRUM, it aids in...

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