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What are "Performance Fabrics" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 23-May-2024 (1 month, 26 days ago)
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Performance Fabrics
Fabrics made for a variety of end-use applications, which provide functional qualities, such as moisture management, UV protection, anti-microbial, thermo-regulation, and wind/water resistance.

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Gloves

A glove is a type of garment which covers the hand. Gloves have separate sheaths or openings for each finger and the thumb; if there is an opening but no covering sheath for each finger they are...

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Plush

Plush (from French peluche) is a textile fabric having a cut nap or pile the same as fustian or velvet. Originally the pile of plush consisted of mohair or worsted yarn, but now silk by itself or...

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Acrylic coated

Acrylic coated fabrics are textile materials that have been treated with an acrylic coating, typically to improve their performance characteristics. Acrylic coatings can provide fabrics with water...

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Mineral Spirits (Odorless)

Hydrocarbon solvent distilled from petroleum. Flammable. An inexpensive paint thinner that cleans brushes, thins paint, cleans furniture, and removes wax. CAS 8052-41-3. Slower evaporating and oilier...

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Sanforized?

Sanforized is a term used in textiles to refer to a specific treatment process applied to fabric or garments to prevent them from shrinking after washing. This process was developed in the early 20th...

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Dhoti Evolution: From Ancient Attire to Modern Fashion Statement

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Denier Per Filament

Denier per filament (DPF) is a term used in the textile industry to measure the fineness or thickness of individual filaments within a fiber bundle. It refers to the weight in grams of 9,000 meters...

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