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Devoré is a term used on a fabric containing two or more fibres types is printed with a substance that burns out or destroys one or more of the fibres. The result is usually a partly sheer fabric.

Denim recycling

Denim recycling, with millions of blue jeans being used and thrown away every year, most going into landfills, it is essential to incorporate recycling or reusing of denim materials into the overall development process.

Triaxial weaving

Triaxial weaving uses three sets of parallel fibres, known as the warp, the whug and the weft. These fibres are typically at angles of 60 degrees to each other. The whug is not present in conventional, biaxial weaving.

Singles yarn

Singles yarn is the most simple strand of textile material suitable for operations such as weaving and knitting. A singles yarn formed from fibres with more or less twist; from filaments with or without the twist.

Garneting (textile waste)

Garneting (textile waste) is a process of recovering the fibres from hard twisted waste, rags and chippings. The materials and return it a fluffy fibrous condition so it can be reused in blends.

Textile Industry

Textile Industry. Derived from the Latin texere to weave, and used initially to describe woven fabrics. Textiles have become a general term for fibres, yarns, and other materials that can be made into fabrics as well as for woven or knitted fabrics.

Hoechst Celanese

Hoechst Celanese is science-based, market-driven companies, who produce and market chemicals, fibres and films, engineering plastics, high-performance and speciality materials, pharmaceuticals, and animal-health and crop-protection products.