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What is "Napping" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 04-Apr-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 10 days ago)
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Napping
Mechanically raising the fiber ends from a woven fabric by a brushing process.
Napping
The raising of fibers on the face of the goods by means of teasels or rollers covered with card clothing (steel wires) that are about one inch in height. Action by either method raises the protruding fibers and causes the finished fabric to provide greater warmth to the wearer, makes the cloth more compact, causes the fabric to become softer in hand or smoother in feel, increases durability and covers the minute areas between the interlacings or the warp and the filling.

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