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What is "Tear Resistance" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 19-Mar-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 30 days ago)
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Tear Resistance
A measurement of fabric strength. Also, a property imparted by using "ripstop" yarns in close woven fabrics.

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