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What is "Scrim" - Definition & Explanation

Open-constructed fabric used as a base material in coated and laminated fabrics.
A fabric with an open or loose configuration of strands or filaments which can usually be easily seen through from a distance.
It is an inferior quality of muslin cloth made of cotton.
A lightweight open weave fabric usually of cotton. Used for curtains or as a base for needlework, lamination or carpeting.
A generic term for a low-quality plain-weave fabric of the muslin type with traditional cover factors for both warp and weft of about 4. NOTE:
The mass per unit area of the fabric will vary with the 35-70 g/m˛ when the fabric is made from cotton.
A durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A wool fabric made in France from the wool of Pyrenees’ flocks of sheep. The Pyrenees are a mountain chain between France and Spain. The fabric is well known because it is a high quality fabric which...
A lightweight, wind resistant, and water resistant plain weave fabric. Large rib yarns stop tears without adding excess weight to active sportswear apparel and outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags...
Often made from rayon but can also be made from mohair, silk and synthetics. The ground or backing yarns are usually made of cotton. Sometimes jute or hemp is combined with the cotton. It has a pile...
A good quality wool. If it is made in cotton, it is usually called suede cloth. Duvetyn has a close satin weave that is brushed, singed, and sheared to conceal the weave. It has a smooth plush...
A general term to describe fabrics with a blister (pucker) on the surface. The blister may be created by several different methods such as printing with caustic soda or other chemicals, by weaving...

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