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What is "Setting" - Definition & Explanation

The process of conferring dimensional stability on fibres, yarns or fabrics, generally by means of moist or dry heat.

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The operation of setting is applied to textile materials of all kinds but assumes special significance in the treatment of synthetic-polymer materials such as nylon, polyester, etc.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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