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What are "Performance Fabrics" - Definition & Explanation

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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

An unintentional fold in a fabric that may be introduced at some stage in processing and that is not readily removed by those means normally available to a garment maker, e.g. steam pressing. (See...
In textile manufacturing, "solid wood" refers to the use of genuine, natural wood as a raw material in the production of textiles. Solid wood textiles are characterized by their unique texture,...
Muslin, named for Mosul, a textile center in ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), is now a generic term for a simple-weave fabric ranging from sheer to heavy sheetings. Fine muslin is smooth, with a...
Marocain, also known as Moroccan crepe, is a type of fabric commonly used in the textile industry. It is known for its unique texture, drape, and versatility. The term "Marocain" originates from the...
A type of durable press finish in which the finish is applied to the fabric by the mill, but the garment manufacturer completes the cure of the finish by applying heat, using an oven, or press, or...

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