Bleeding is a term used to describe the loss of colour by a fabric or yarn when immersed in water, a solvent, or a similar liquid medium.
Breaking tenacity is the term used to describe the tensile stress at rupture of a fibre, yarn, cord, or filament, expressed as the following: Newton per Denier or Tex measured in gram or force.
Dips are used to describe fabric or yarn when in the dye. Indigo yarns dipped in an indigo bath usually 6 times but up to 16 times.
The dummy-shuttle type makes use of a dummy shuttle, a projectile that contains no weft but that passes through the shed in the manner of a shuttle.
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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.
Heddles are steel wires, or thin flat steel strips held by the frame, with a loop or eye in the centre through which one or more warp yarns pass on the loom so that the thread movement is controllable in weaving.
Open End Denim. The term Open End Denim describes the yarn used to weave the denim. About 17 years ago, a process that was more economical and produced a more consistent yarn thickness.