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What is "Texturing" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 18-May-2023 (1 year, 10 days ago)
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Texturing
To achieve a matte, cotton-like texture, a jet of air is blown on a fiber to give it a rough, non-reflective surface. Textured fibers offer greater bulk and airiness to a fabric without increasing its weight.

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