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What is "UV Degradation" - Definition & Explanation

The breaking down of fibers or fabrics when exposed to ultraviolet rays.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A Yarn Consisting Of One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip, Or A Yam Incorporating One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip As A Major Component. Note1.. Paper In Normal Widths Is Wound...
A typical uncut pile weave fabric. This fabric is formed by using two sets of warp yarns. One set of warp is under very little tension; when the filling yarns are packed into place, these loose yarns...
A chemical process in which short fuzzy fibres are sealed into a yarn or are removed from the cloth to make the fabric more porous. The strength of the fabric is not impaired. A porous fabric permits...
The cloak has been the most enduring of outer garments throughout the history of fashion. In the 18th century a man's cloak was made with a collar at the neck, a cape over the shoulders, and hung to...
A wavy, rippled or watered appearance on a woven rib fabric and that is produced by the action of heat and heavy pressure from rollers. NOTE: The appearance is caused by differences in the...

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