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What is "Garnetting" - Definition & Explanation

The breaking up of yarns and fabric (soft and hard wastes) to a fluffy, fibrous condition for reuse.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(Woven Fabrics) A number that indicates the extent to which the area of a fabric is covered by one set of threads. For any woven fabric, there are two cover factors: a warp cover factor and a weft...
The resulting opening of the weave when fabric lacks the tensile strength to prevent shifting at the seams. When you apply force, the yarns in the fabric slip to open up the weave, but not the seam...
A manufactured fiber, which, like acetate, is made by modifying cellulose. Tri-acetate is less absorbent and less sensitive to high temperatures than acetate. It can be hand or machine washed and...
The process of applying dye to fabric on a continuous basis rather on a batchwise process. Uses less energy and water that batchwise processes in principle but there are long periods of time when the...
A class of chemicals including many variants used as water soluble solvents in a variety of cleaning products, latex paint, water-borne wood finishes and other applications. Members of this class...

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