Non-woven and bonded fabrics

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What are non-woven fabrics?
Fabrics produced directly from webs of fibres. Have no grain, fused together with heat and pressure.
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What are the positive surrounding non-woven fabrics?
Made to any thickness, do not fray. Cut economically, quick manufacture and cheap. Don't fray, disposability.
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What are negatives surrounding non-woven fabrics?
Poor drape, weak so tear easily.
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What are the 4 types of bonded fabrics?
Needle punched, thermo bonded, stitch bonded, adhesive/solvent bonded.
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Describe needle punched fabrics.
Fibres punched with barbed needles. Fibres tangle together. Strong.
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Describe thermo bonded fabrics.
Used on thermoplastic fibre. Fused and bonded together permanently.
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What are stitch bonded fabrics?
Fibres held together by lines of visible stitching.
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What are adhesive/solvent bonded fabrics?
Fibres held together by glue or solvents. Dipped or sprayed onto the fibre.
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What are the positive surrounding non-woven fabrics?

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Made to any thickness, do not fray. Cut economically, quick manufacture and cheap. Don't fray, disposability.

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What are negatives surrounding non-woven fabrics?

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What are the 4 types of bonded fabrics?

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Describe needle punched fabrics.

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