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Chenille Fibre | Advantages & Disadvantages of Chenille Fibres

Chenille Fibre: Chenille may refer to either a type of yarn or fabric made from it. Chenille is the French word for caterpillar whose fur the yarn is supposed to resemble. The chenille yarn is manufactured by placing short lengths of yarn, called the “pile”, between two “core yarns” and then twisting the yarn together. […]

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Degumming of Silk

Degumming of Silk Objective :        Degumming or boiling-off is the process employed to remove the silk gum (sericin) enveloping the two raw silk threads (fibrion) . During the spinning process of silk by silkworms the two filaments are made into one by means of proteinious gummy substance called sericin. The gum content of silk […]

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Thread Numbering System

Thread Numbering System Sewing Thread: Sewing thread is an essential element of garments. Sewing threads are special kinds of multi-layer yarn that are engineered and designed to pass through a sewing machine rapidly. It can be made out of many different materials including cotton, linen, nylon, and silk etc. According to Oxford Dictionary, “A thread […]

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Viscose Fiber | Viscose Rayon Production | Properties of Viscose Rayon

Viscose Fiber | Viscose Rayon Production | Flow Chart of Viscose Rayon Manufacturing | Properties of Viscose Rayon | Trade Name of Viscose | End Use of Viscose Rayon Viscose is a man-made, natural polymeric cellulose or regenerated cellulose filament or staple fiber. Viscose regenerated cellulose is obtained by the viscoseprocess. The name viscose was derived from the […]

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