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What is "Tear Resistance" - Definition & Explanation

A measurement of fabric strength. Also, a property imparted by using "ripstop" yarns in close woven fabrics.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A long crease mark in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction. NOTE: The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result of: a)...
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of an ester of a substituted aromatic carboxylic acid, including but...
A knitted fabric with a rib pattern. Depending upon the usage, the pattern can be altered to exhibit different rib effects. Rib fabric is used mainly in round necks and cuffs for certain types of...
A tracksuit is a article of clothing consisting of two parts- trousers and a jacket. It was originally intended for use in sports mainly as what athletes wore over the clothes they competed in to be...
A flat. ribbed fabric woven with fine yarns in the warp, with heavier yarns in the filling.using a plain weave. The ribbed effect is flatter than gross grain and smaller than a repp. The fabric is...

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