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What is "Kemp" - Definition & Explanation

Coarse, white, dead animal-hair mixed with animal fibre which shows up in a finished yarn or fabric as a lighter colour.
A short, coarse wool or hair fiber with a large (>60% of fiber diameter) unevenly developed medulla that causes uneven dyeing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(Anti-Microbial) - A fabric that has been chemically treated or a fiber that is created by incorporating the anti-bacterial chemical agent into the fiber formula, making the finished fiber or fabric...
An open fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, synthetics, or nylon, that is created by connecting the intersections in a woven, knitted, or crocheted construction to form a mesh-like appearance that won't...
a) A process that follows the addition of a finish to a textile fabric and in which appropriate conditions are used to effect a chemical reaction. NOTE: Heat treatment for several minutes is...
White cloudiness of a wood finish due to entrapped moisture. The common causes are applying finish in humid conditions or exposure to moisture, usually accompanied by heat, such as hot food or drink....
An extremely soft and environmentally sound material made from a combination of Angora rabbit hair and organic cotton. Unlike traditional Angora, cottagora can be machine washed and dried. It is also...

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