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The bus seat fabric is made from a blend of 90% wool and 10% nylon. Give two reasons why this is a suitable fibre blend for the bus seat fabric.
Wool is slow to ignite and flames spread less quickly with fewer toxic fumes than other fibres and when burning does not melt or drip. It is therefore a safe fibre to use in public places. Wool is warm, comfortable/soft/insulating
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The child car seat cover is made from 100% cotton. What are the advantages of using cotton?
Washable, can be dyed or printed, soft/comfortable, hard wearing/durable, strong, natural/organic fibre, biodegradable, non irritant, breathable.
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What is the cheapest weave to produce?
Plain Weave
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What weave has long weft yarns on the surface called floats?
Satin weave
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State the fibres to make denim, garbardine and chiffon
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Give an example of an elastomeric fibre
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suggest why polyester is often used to make night clothes
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The child car seat cover is made from 100% cotton. What are the advantages of using cotton?

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Washable, can be dyed or printed, soft/comfortable, hard wearing/durable, strong, natural/organic fibre, biodegradable, non irritant, breathable.

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What is the cheapest weave to produce?

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What weave has long weft yarns on the surface called floats?

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Card 5

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State the fibres to make denim, garbardine and chiffon

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