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Characteristics Of Knitted Fabrics | Texhour

Stitch length (or loop length) is the key factor to determine & maintain quality of the knitted fabrics. The stitch length, usually...

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About Knitted Fabrics | Texhour

Knitted fabrics are lightweight, wrinkle resistant, stretchable and snug fitting – and are integral to the sportswear, casual wear...

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Defects of Woven Fabric | Texhour

the defects of woven fabrics are slub, grain, on-grain, off-grain, reed mark, flat, broken, slack, coarse, bowed, skewed and they...

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Special Type of Weaves | Texhour

Chambray, Dobby, Jacquard etc.. are the special types of weaves. Here we may explain one by one for more knowledge.

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Classification of Weaves | Texhour

During weaving, the warp and the weft can be interlaced in a wide variety of ways to give different weave types. A weave may be characterized...

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How to identify right side of the fabric? | Texhour

5 techniques to find out the right side of fabric, When the cloth is on a bolt, identification is easy, as the fabric is folded with...

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How to determine durability of Woven fabric? | Texhour

The durability of the Woven fabric depends upon durability the type and quality of the fiber. The tensile strength of the yarn. The...

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About Woven Fabrics | Texhour

Weaving is the oldest & most widely used method of fabric construction. It is made with two or more sets of yarns interlaced at right...

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Non-Woven fabrics | Texhour

Mass of fibers can be held together as a fabric by interlocking the fibers by mechanical action or by fusing fibers with heat, adhesive...

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Spandex – Elastomeric fibers  | Texhour

Spandex is an elastomeric fiber that consists of soft and hard segments. Elastomeric fibers, also known as soft fibers, extend due...

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Nylon (Polyamide) and their Characteristics | Texhour

Nylon is a thermoplastic material, first used commercially in a nylon bristled toothbrushes. Nylon was intended to be a synthetic...

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Acrylic fibers - Synthetic fibers | Texhour

Acrylic fibers are synthetic fibers made from the polymer polyacrylonitrile. Its major properties include a soft, wool-like hand,...

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Denier and Tex | Texhour

The denier is based on a natural reference - a single strand of silk is approximately 9000-meters long and weighs about one gram....

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Polyester (Non-Cellulosic Fiber) | Texhour

Polyester fibers are long chained polymers produced from elements derived from coal, air, water, and petroleum. The molten polymer...

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Lyocell - Regenerated Cellulosic fiber | Texhour

Lyocell is third generation rayon technology. (Tencel® is Lenzing’s brand name for lyocell.) Lyocell’s advantages include the environmental...

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Modal - Regenerated Cellulosic fiber | Texhour

Modal is a second generation regenerated cellulosic fiber and a variation of rayon. It is an HWM fiber. Lenzing Modal® is made from...

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