Silicones are silicon-containing polymer materials who have found wide use in industry because of their great stability. They are available as fluids, sealant-adhesives, moldable resins, and rubbers. When the first silicone oil made in the 1870s, its insensitivity to both high..Read more..
Silk is the filament secreted by the silkworm when spinning its cocoon, and the name for the threads, yarns, and fabrics made from the filament. Most commercial silk produced cultivated silkworm.. Read more..
Silk-screen printing is a process by which repeats of a motif or pattern can be made; the process involve the use of silk (or similar material of fine mesh) tightly stretched on frames; a separate frame is used for each colour. Areas of the design to be printed in a given colour are left open while the rest of the silk is treated with an insoluble coating. The ground‐coated paper, fabric or other material on which the design is to be reproduced is laid out on long tables. Read more..
Singeing is a phase of finishing when the fabric surface hair burnt or singed using a controlled flame, to give a clean appearance to the fabrics.Read more..
Singles yarn is the simplest strand of textile material suitable for operations such as weaving and knitting. A singles yarn may be formed from fibres with more or less twist; from filaments with or without twist..read more..
Any process, activity or mechanism which removes a greenhouse gas, an aerosol or a precursor of a greenhouse gas or aerosol from the atmosphere.
Starch, gelatin, glue, and wax added to fabrics in the finishing state to improve touch or weight and to help fabric lying in the cutting phase. Sizing is also applied to reinforce warp yarns during weaving. Read more..