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Shuttle

Shuttle

Shuttle is the weft insertion device that propels the filling yarn across over and under the warp yarns. Shuttles used to be shuttle looms wooden with a metal tip.

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Warp

Warp

The lengthwise, vertical yarns carried over and under the weft. Warp yarns to generally have a more twist than weft yarns because they are subjected to more strain in the weaving process and therefore, require more strength.

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