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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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